What If I Can’t Afford To Pay For A Personal Injury Lawyer?

 Paying for a lawyer in San Diego at Bates Law

It is an unfortunate fact in the United States that suffering a serious injury is not cheap. Between hospital bills, treatment, ambulances and medication, an injury can do quite a bit of damage to the wallet. After spending that much cash, it can be difficult to justify further expenditures. You think you could benefit from a personal injury lawyer, but you think you cannot afford one. What do you do next? Bates Law, APC in San Diego can hopefully help provide you with an answer.

Bates Law, APC offers Free Personal Injury Consultations

If you suffered an injury in an accident that was not your fault, it is important to contact a personal injury lawyer as soon as possible. That is why Bates Law, APC offers an obligation free consultation to help you understand what your options are for a personal injury case. We will lay out exactly what to expect from representation and what your settlement may entail. At that point, it is up to you whether we can proceed with the personal injury case. If you choose to walk away, no worries!

No Payment Needed Until a Settlement is Reached

Bates Law, APC is very familiar with the cost of suffering an injury, and we are sensitive to that financial strain. That is why we do not require payment from clients until a settlement is reached and we have obtained compensation for your personal injury case. We will likely require a small retainer to move forward with the case, but the actual payment will come as a percentage of your settlement. We will negotiate this percentage before moving forward with the case to make sure the figure is something both parties are comfortable with.

Not Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer Can Cost You Money

You do not know how much money you are entitled to after an accident. In most cases, an injured individual refusing to have a personal injury attorney represent them can cost the injured person money. A personal injury lawyer brings with them years of experience dealing with various personal injury cases, and this will give them the power to get you a better cash settlement. Negotiating with an insurance company can feel like slamming your head against a wall if you are not properly educated and informed. Let a personal injury lawyer take over and negotiate a fair settlement, and in the long run it will end up being cheaper than if you had negotiated a settlement on your own.

Contact Bates Law, APC for Personal Injury Representation in San Diego

Bates Law, APC are the San Diego experts when it comes to personal injury law. If you have suffered an injury from an accident, you may be hesitant to pay for a lawyer but long term this is the best method to ensure financial success. Our personal injury lawyers can help secure a larger settlement for you and your family. Give us a call today at (619) 222-0900.