How Do You Pay A Maryland Workers Compensation Lawyer?
If you have been injured at work and you need a Maryland workers compensation lawyer, you may be worried about how you will pay for legal advice. Do not let your anxiety about paying a lawyer for advice keep you from getting the help you need with a workers’ comp claim. You can meet with a Pinder Plotkin attorney for a free case review. You can get the advice you need during a free consultation. If you decide to retain a Maryland workers compensation lawyer in our office, you are not expected to pay any attorney fees until we recover money for your workers comp claim. What are Contingency Fees in a Workers’ Compensation Claim? Our lawyers accept worker’s comp cases on a contingency fee basis. Under a contingency fee agreement, you consent to pay a percentage of the amount of money we recover for your claim to our law firm in payment of our attorney fees. Therefore, if we do not recover any money in your case, you do not owe any attorney fees. In some cases, our law firm may incur out-of-pocket expenses related to your case. Common expenses incurred in some workers’ compensation cases include:
- Fees for obtaining copies of medical records.
- Costs of depositions for witnesses.
- Filing fees and court costs.
- Expert witness fees and costs.
- Costs and fees of an IME (Independent Medical Examination).
- Travel expenses.
- Clerical costs and expenses.