The personal injury attorneys at Castle Law Office take pride in representing individuals in the Kansas City metro area. It is believed by some that hiring a lawyer is expensive, and this is a common misconception about personal injury lawyers. In this blog, we answer one of the most popular questions injury victims ask: “How much does it cost to hire a personal injury attorney?”.

After a collision, a person may take legal action to collect damages from the party who is at fault. Each case is different and unique and our P.I. attorney’s treat them as such.  The total amount of damages can change drastically depending on the case. Our personal injury attorneys work on a contingency fee, a fee that is dependent on the amount that an individual receives following a settlement or verdict. The contingency fee contract is the most common arrangements in personal injury cases, and provides a number of benefits to our clients, including:

  1. Attorney paid only if client receives compensation (whether by settlement or verdict)
  2. No cost for case evaluation
  3. Lawyer assumes the risks
  4. Expenses come out of the settlement so no up-front expenses for the client

The unexpected is to be expected following an accident. Medical bills may start to pill up, wage loss may accrue, and the other parties involved may take legal action. The misconception of personal injury attorney fees causes many in our community to avoid seeking professional help, even if they have been injured due to someone else’s negligence. Hiring a personal injury lawyer maybe your best option if seeking compensation for your injuries and damages.  

In the unfortunate scenario that you are involved in a car crash, it may be important that you call a personal injury lawyer. The car accident attorneys at Castle Law Office are in Kansas City and we are here, right here, fighting for you. If you have been injured in a car accident call us at 816-842-7100 or click here to contact our Castle Law Car Accident Attorneys in Kansas City. 

Jason C. Amerine
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