Do medical malpractice lawyers work based on contingency fees?


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Most medical malpractice lawyers work on a contingency fee basis, meaning they collect a percentage of any settlement awarded if they win the case or settle out of court. If they lose, they do not get paid. While it is unusual for a lawyer to not work on a contingency basis, some prefer to bill hourly. If they bill hourly, these hours can accrue immediately, even if you end the case, so be sure to discuss and clarify specifics with your lawyer....Read More