Legal Fees: Contingency Basis Explained

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Leventhal Lewis provides personal injury representation on a contingency basis. In the most general terms, this means that we do not get paid unless you win your case. However, "contingency fee" also means we advance costs associated with your claim - and this is where some firms tack on extra fees that can be quite surprising when the case is resolved.

Contingency fee representation is common among personal injury lawyers. Sadly, so is charging interest on these fees, which can, over the course of a case, result in tens-of-thousands of dollars in unexpected costs being tacked onto your attorney fees. Before you hire a personal injury attorney, it is important that you completely understand the firms fee-structure to make sure you are not being cheated out of compensation that should really go to you.

Leventhal Lewis is honest and upfront about the legal fees we charge and will provide you with all of the information you need to make an informed decision about your personal injury representation. To learn more, call the Denver office of Leventhal Lewis for a complimentary review of your case and a candid and straightforward explanation of your rights and options.

Interest-Free Contingency Fees

Our Denver injury attorneys not only work on a contingency basis, but we also advance the costs of each case interest-free. No matter how long your case takes to resolve, no matter how many witnesses or experts we need to hire, no matter what, we will not charge you interest for our services. Contingency means our fee is contingent on the success of your case. You will never be asked to repay those expenses we have advanced until you have received compensation for your damages.

Personal injury claims can take several months to resolve. During this time, you have other things to focus on, like recovering, rehabilitating, and getting back to peak health. Our job is to hold those responsible for your injury accountable for their actions and to seek the maximum compensation you are due. Your job is to follow your doctor's orders and take care of yourself so that, once your case is resolved, you can get back to living the life you deserve.

How Much will Representation Cost?

We do not collect any money until a settlement has been awarded. The amount collected is based on a percentage of your total award. This means that you are not paying an hourly fee for our services. Our fees will be built into your settlement.

Many attorneys charge hourly fees of $300 or more. Because a personal injury claim demands strict attention and multiple hours of work - often repeatedly over the course of several months - this hourly fee can become astronomical. Even when a large retainer is put down, hourly fees can quickly absorb it in its entirety, resulting in more costs to victims of serious injury.

At Leventhal Lewis, our focus is recovery for and proper treatment of our clients. We fight tirelessly, regardless of the hours required, to help ensure each case we take is resolved in our clients' best interests. As a smaller firm, we limit the number of cases we take to help ensure each client gets the attention they deserve. As honest and reputable attorneys, we provide upfront information about fees and never use deceptive tactics to squeeze clients out of money we truly believe is theirs. We welcome an opportunity to meet with you, free of both cost and obligation, to discuss this in greater detail.

Contact Us for a Free Case Review

If you are looking for a personal injury attorney in Denver or a surrounding area, call Leventhal Lewis for a complimentary case review. We provide quality legal representation for victims of serious injury throughout Colorado on an interest-free, contingency basis.