If you are in need of a lawyer
to handle a medical malpractice,
wrongful death or serious personal injury claim,
We're Here to Help!
Slip and Fall Injuries
Nursing Home Abuse
Fraud / Misrepresentation
Business Tort Claims
Insurance Bad Faith Claims
Do I Have A Case?
Because most clients are unable to pay hourly fees for the extensive time required to prepare and litigate a medical malpractice or serious personal injury or wrongful death case, or to advance the substantial costs and expenses needed to hire expert witnesses, take depositions, and otherwise prepare the case, almost every firm who handles these cases undertakes them on a contingency fee basis. Our firm does also. This means that you owe an attorney’s fee to us if and only if there is a recovery in the case. If you lose the case, or if you recover a judgment that is not collectable, or if for some other reason you do not receive money, then we do not get paid. In our firm, you are not obligated for any costs that we advance if we are unsuccessful in the case. Before we are formally retained to represent you, a contingency fee agreement and statement of client’s rights must be signed.
The Florida Supreme Court has promulgated fee guidelines that are used by most attorneys. The fees cannot exceed the percentages stated in these guidelines without a hearing and order for the trial judge which makes certain findings.
Although there is no exact form that this agreement must take, we use a typical contingency
fee agreement. This agreement sets contingency fees that in medical malpractice cases
are typically one-
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