Seattle, WA asked in Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury for Washington

Q: Are there any pro bono lawyers that take on medical neglect cases?

I was ignored for almost 2 weeks concerning complications with my pregnancy leading to unnecessary pain, surgery, and almost loss of life due to undiagnosed ectopic pregnancy.

2 Lawyer Answers
Joel Gary Selik
Joel Gary Selik
Answered
  • Medical Malpractice Lawyer
  • Las Vegas, NV

A: Most medical malpractice cases are taken on a contingency basis, meaning no attorney fees until you collect.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
Answered
  • Medical Malpractice Lawyer
  • Little Neck, NY

A: You don't need a pro bono attorney. If a law firm expresses interest in representing you, most of them work on a contingency basis. That means that their fee is based on a percentage of your recovery, and that you don't owe anything in the event of an unfavorable outcome. This is a general principle applied by most law firms nationwide in the type of case you describe. However, you must carefully review a law firm's retainer if you plan to hire them - not all firms work identically in terms of the exact details of their fees and expenses. Good luck

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