Personal Injury Lawyer Vicksburg MS

In personal injury cases such as this bellow, 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.

M. James Chaney Jr.
(601) 636-6565
Nogales Building, 1201 Cherry Street, P.O. Box 789
Vicksburg, MS
 
William M. Bost Jr.
(601) 634-1802
1221 Grove Street
Vicksburg, MS
 
Charles Corbett Wimberly III
(228) 868-2821
1414 25th Avenue
Gulfport, MS
Specialties
Medical Malpractice, Contracts, Insurance, Trucking Accident, Personal Injury
State Licensing
Alabama, Mississippi

Timothy Charles Holleman
(228) 863-3142
1720 23rd Avenue, Boyce Holleman Blvd
Gulfport, MS
Specialties
Personal Injury, Criminal Defense, General Practice, Lawsuits & Disputes
Education
University of Mississippi School of Law
State Licensing
Mississippi

Timothy J. Evans
(601) 255-5085
606 Adeline ST, STE 1A
Hattiesburg, MS
Specialties
Divorce, Chapter 7, Commercial, Personal Injury
Education
Mississippi College School of Law
State Licensing
Mississippi

Kay Stothart Rector
(601) 636-8451
800 Trustmark National Bank Building, 1301 Washington Street, P.O. Box 991
Vicksburg, MS
 
Eugene A. Perrier
(601) 630-9000
1001 Adams Street, Suite B, P.O. Box 1585
Vicksburg, MS
 
Merrida P Coxwell Jr.
(601) 948-1600
500 North State Street
Jackson, MS
Specialties
Personal Injury, Criminal Defense, Civil Rights, Appeals
Education
Miss. College School of Law,University of Alabama
State Licensing
DC, Mississippi, West Virginia

Dustin N Thomas
(228) 696-8881
1309 Market Street
Pascagoula, MS
Specialties
Criminal Defense, Divorce, Personal Injury
Education
University of Mississippi School of Law
State Licensing
Mississippi

Jamie Leigh Heard
(601) 607-4800
725 Avignon Drive
Ridgeland, MS
Specialties
Appeals, Insurance, Personal Injury
Education
Mississippi College School Of
State Licensing
Texas

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.

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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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