July 2, 2021
If we agree to proceed beyond an initial investigation in your case, we usually enter into a contingency fee agreement that governs how we are paid. Most individuals cannot afford to pay upfront for a lawsuit. Contingency fee agreements facilitate access to justice by allowing you to compensate us for our time by paying a […]
April 23, 2015
How long a particular case will take to resolve is very difficult to determine. Some of the factors that go into determining how long a case will take to resolve include: The degree of co-operation we receive from other people and institutions from whom we request records The degree of co-operation we receive from doctors […]
Very often, the conditions that existed at the moment of your injury will be lost if not preserved either by video, photography or retention of involved equipment. Therefore, you must do whatever you can to preserve the evidence. As well, take photos of your injuries, bruises and cuts as they may provide valuable information for […]
When you pursue a personal injury case, you can recover damages that will compensate you for your economic losses, your loss of earning capacity, your pain, suffering, loss of enjoyment of life, and for the loss of a family member’s care, guidance, and companionship. You can also recover expenses associated with your ongoing care and […]
In general, you will have two years to start an action if your claim is after January 1, 2004. However, there may be shorter time limits for starting actions and certain defendants must have notice of your intention to start a lawsuit within days of the incident. If your case involves suing a municipality for […]
No, legal fees are a separate expense and are often a percentage of the compensation you receive for your case. If you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact us.
No, the retainer only covers out-of-pocket expenses, such as obtaining copies of clinical and hospital records, paying for court fees, and expert medical opinions. If you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact us.
Costs and expenses of a personal injury lawsuit include disbursements paid to investigate and pursue your case, and the lawyers’ fees. First are the disbursements. These are expenses that have to be paid for out of pocket. They can include police reports, hospital records, expert opinions, court filing fees and other administrative costs. A monetary […]
Your first consultation at MD Lawyers is free. You meet with a lawyer who will hear about your case. At your first meeting, be prepared to answer questions regarding how you were injured, who was involved, when it happened and what your injuries were. Other important information to discuss will be how your life has […]