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Frequently Asked Question- How Much Do you Charge for Car Wreck Cases?

How much do clients pay their attorneys for personal injury cases if they lose? How much are a car accident lawyer fees?

Attorney Alex R. Hernandez Jr. charges a contingency fee and does not get paid if he loses the case.

What percentage does a lawyer get in a car wreck or personal injury case?

Our fees have pretty much been the same for the past two decades. 35% before filing a lawsuit and 40% after we file a lawsuit.

What is a contingency fee?

A contingency fee contract is a contract in which a fee is only received “contingent” on the amount won in trial, settled, or negotiated to the satisfaction of the client. There are many factors involved in determining whether a case should be settled. Normally the costs associated with taking a case to trial are very high and the risk involved in letting a jury decide the fate of the case are what have to …

How long does it take for an insurance company to pay out a personal injury or car wreck claim?

A car wreck or other personal injury claim can take as long as it is to resolve your injury to as long as it takes to take your case to trial.

A car wreck may be minor whiplash or a serious case involving many doctors and sometimes a question of liability may arise leading it having to go to trial.

How much can you sue for pain and suffering also goes into play when making a determination of when to settle or if you have to take a case into personal injury litigation.

Also normally you have a two year statute of limitations to file a lawsuit so you try to at least get the case done before then or take the case into trial steps.

Call today for a free consultation and let us resolve your personal injury case as promptly as possible.

Frequently Asked Question – Is it worth hiring a personal injury attorney?

Do I need an attorney if I am in a car wreck? Is it really worth hiring a personal injury attorney to handle it or can I handle it on my own?

In order to answer that question depends on your own experience level with dealing with insurance companies. We have two decades of experience on top of decades of learning economics and the law.

If you handle your own personal injury case then we suggest ordering our book that explains the process and the Economics of a Personal Injury claim.

The process of a personal injury claim can be complex, from the start of the initial letters of representation, to ordering proper medical records and understanding the medical codes on bills and records to send the proper codes to the insurance company. If you have medical experience you may be able to decipher the codes and send the proper codes to the insurance companies who will use those codes …

Frequently Asked Question – When Do You Need To Hire a Car Wreck Lawyer?

We always suggest you hire a car wreck lawyer immediately following a car wreck.

We make this statement because there are so many things that can happen in your car wreck case, evidence could be lost, there could be an issue on liability, getting to the doctor may not be on your top list but it is on ours and you can’t delay, getting your vehicle estimate immediately, and securing witness statements are but a few reasons we say you need to immediately hire a car wreck lawyer. Plus you don’t have to pay us if we don’t win your case.


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Corpus Christi, Texas 78401

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Austin Texas 78701


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Victoria, Texas 77901

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Port Lavaca, Texas 77979

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