We work on a contingency fee basis. We do not charge an hourly fee for the attorney’s time, but a percentage of any settlement or verdict we obtain on your behalf. The percentage depends upon the type and complexity of the case. If we do not obtain a settlement or verdict on the client’s behalf we have never asked the client to pay us back expenses.
This is a difficult question to answer because it varies depending on the complexity of the case and if the case goes into litigation. Court dockets and schedules of attorneys and witnesses play a role. Also, it takes time in some cases for the medical providers and client to know the final outcome of their injuries with associated medical bills and other economic losses.
We are licensed in Missouri and Illinois. On occasion we will handle cases in other jurisdictions but with special permission from the court and with the use of local counsel.
I will need copies of medical bills or other economic losses, photographs of the accident scene, damage, dangerous condition, or anything else involved in your claim to help prove your case, witness statements, (names, addresses, and telephone numbers).
Yes, but some have to “go to court”. Some can be resolved sooner than others depending on the complexity of the case.
After more than twenty-five years of handling medical malpractice cases – we see doctors and hospital personnel making the same mistakes that result in injury or death to their patients. Here is a partial list of common medical mistakes: