You probably know that legal services can be expensive, but attorneys don’t always charge the same rate or even structure their fees in the same way. However, most attorneys will use one of the following payment options when charging you for their services.
Let’s face it – if you’re hiring a lawyer, it’s likely that something bad has happened in your life, and you need to go to court to fix it or defend yourself. Unfortunately, a lot of the time, lawyers just don’t come cheaply – especially the good ones. You don’t, however, have to break the […]
A retainer fee is one of the most common attorney fee schedules. A retainer is an amount of money that’s paid to a lawyer in advance to retain (hire) him/her to represent you in a legal matter. When setting a retainer fee, an attorney anticipates the amount of legal work that must be done and […]
Whether you work from the comfort of an office, or outside as a law enforcement officer, or behind the counter as a cashier, all workers face the potential of on-the-job injuries. Between wage payments, benefits, and other costs under deductible provisions, United States businesses fork over an average of $62 billion annually due to workers’ […]
All have experienced the loss of a loved one. Whether it’s due to heart disease, cancer, a car accident, or the basic flu, the loss is often tragic, unexpected, and leaves a hole in the family’s heart. The funeral service is over. The true mourning is beginning. But wait, what are we supposed to do […]
Personal injuries amass from a variety of situations. Statistics show that, annually, 68.7 million Americans visit either a doctor’s office or an emergency room for a form of personal injury. That amounts to a staggering 21% of the country’s population! Understandably, some injuries are simple accidents. Others may be caused by one or more forms […]