Personal Injury Lawyer Nashua NH
George A Malliaros
1794 BRIDGE ST STE 22B
2 Appleton Street, Lower Level
Michael A. Foresta
300 BRICKSTONE SQ STE 201
J. Leonard Sweeney III
6 Manchester Street
Estate Planning, Business, Real Estate, Chapter 7, Landlord & Tenant, Personal Injury
Franklin Pierce Law Center,Providence College
Kempton P Giggey
5 PONDVIEW PL
Criminal Defense, Workers Compensation, Personal Injury, Divorce, Real Estate
Thomas M. Cooley Law School,State University of New York at Buffalo
Maurice J Lariviere Jr
Litigation, Employment, Personal Injury, Wills, Car Accident, Slip and Fall Accident
Suffolk University Law School,Northeastern University
Thomas M Kiley
342 N MAIN ST
Personal Injury, Motorcycle Accident, Car Accident, Slip and Fall Accident, Brain Injury, Medical Malpractice, Wrongful Death
Suffolk University Law School,Salem State College
Michael James Anzalone
131 Daniel Webster Highway, Suite 127
Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, Family, Social Security
Massachusetts, New Hampshire
Peter Joseph Nicosia
259 MIDDLESEX ROAD PO BOX 721
Business, Personal Injury, Lawsuits & Disputes
Massachusetts School of Law at Andover,Plymouth State College
Ernest B Sheldon
P.O. BOX 254 61 MAIN ST
Real Estate, Personal Injury, Family
Boston College Law School,Harvard University
Seeking an Affordable Solution for a Slip and Fall
Q: I recently had a slip and fall injury in a local coffee shop. I desperately need a lawyer who is affordable and can cover this case. Do any attorneys offer sliding scale rates for singles?
The bad news is that attorneys do not offer different rates based on marital status. The good news is your case is very amenable to a contingency fee arrangement, where you would not be responsible for attorneys fees (beyond court costs and expenses) unless there is a favorable settlement or court verdict/award. Contingency fees facilitate access to the courts for those who are unable to pay attorneys fees in civil lawsuits.
In personal injury cases such as yours, most attorneys will offer the option of a contingency fee or an hourly based fee. Contingency fees also provide strong motivation to the attorney to work hard on your case, as both you and the attorney benefit from a higher monetary award. Contingency fee percentages vary depending on your state or country's court rules, but generally provide for a 1/3-2/3 attorney/client split, with the percentage decreasing in stages as the total award increases.
As for finding a lawyer, that should not be too hard if your case has any merit. Most counties have Lawyer Referral services, so call your local Court Clerk's office for the number of that free service. And remember, you need not and should not hire an attorney unless you are comfortable with their proposed services as set forth in a written retainer agreement.
DISCLAIMER: This publication is distributed with the understanding that it does not constitute legal advice or establish an attorney/client relationship by way of any information contained herein. The information provided is for general purposes only, as readers are advised to consult with a qualified lawyer regarding the specifics of their particular circumstances.
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