Frequently Asked Questions
What do you charge for an initial consultation?
Nothing. We charge no fee for an initial consultation.
What fee will you charge to handle my case?
We negotiate legal fees on a case-by-case basis with our clients, cost varies dependent upon individual legal needs.
Do you handle cases on a contingency basis?
Yes. Most clients choose to have our firm represent them on a contingency basis. This means that we charge no legal fees to our client until we recover monetary damages for our client through jury verdict, settlement or other means. If we recover no monetary damages, then the client would not owe us any attorney fees. The percentage of the monetary damages the client pays the firm in legal fees when a case is resolved varies. The firm and client negotiate the percentage of legal fees and enter into a written contingency agreement at the beginning of our representation.
Do you handle cases in states other than New York?
Yes. We have offices in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, California, Florida and Illinois. Our lawyers are admitted to practice in these states as well as Wisconsin, Arizona and many other jurisdictions. We have a network of co-counsel to represent clients nationwide.
Do I have a valid case?
The only way to determine if your specific case is valid is to consult with our lawyers. Along with a team of medical professionals and accident recreation experts, our lawyers will investigate your claim and determine your legal options.
Is there a time limit to file my case?
Yes. Each state has a filing deadline for individual types of civil cases, called the statute of limitation. You must file your case before the statute of limitation ends. This is why it is important to consult with a lawyer as soon as possible after your injury.