Explaining Retainer Agreement
At the initial client meeting, we will discuss the retainer agreement, which details the terms of the attorney/client relationship. Some lawyers charge by the hour for their time, but we don’t. We work on a contingent fee basis. This means we only recover a fee if there is a monetary recovery. To put it simply, you pay nothing unless we win. The amount of the contingency fee is determined by the complexity of your case.
We also front the expenses that accompany investigating and pursuing a case. Some examples include filing fees, deposition costs and costs for retaining experts. What this means is that by accepting your case, we are making a financial investment. Our prior successes allow us to do this. Once again, we only recover these expenses if we win.