Victims who have sustained injuries on a cruise ship or when working as a seaman need to understand their options for recovering compensation. Most injured victims know they should hire an experienced attorney but are concerned about facing legal costs.
If you have been hurt, you should not worry about having to pay for the services of a lawyer. The legal system is set up to enable you to get the legal help you need so you can pursue a claim in state or federal court.
Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A. can provide you with legal representation, at no initial costs to you. Their legal fees and costs will only come due after their efforts result in you obtaining compensation for your injuries and damages. Call today to talk with a maritime attorney and learn about how fees are charged and how an attorney helps with your case.
How Much Does it Cost to Hire a Maritime Attorney?
When you hire a maritime attorney at Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A., you will pay legal fees on a contingent basis. This means you do not pay for legal services unless our firm helps you to obtain compensation through a negotiated settlement or successful court claim.
Victims who are successful in obtaining compensation for their cases will pay a percentage of the amount recovered. Victims commonly recover more money when they work with an experienced trail attorney than if they had tried on their own to handle their claim, even after factoring in the cost of hiring a lawyer.
While every case is different, Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A. has had many great successes in obtaining compensation for injured victims. Our lawyers can help you to more effectively negotiate a larger settlement or convince a jury to award you a larger amount of compensation than if you handle the claim on your own. You often end up with more money even after paying your lawyer’s fees.
Why Does a Maritime Attorney or Injury Lawyer Work on a Contingent Fee?
Injured victims need an experienced attorney to represent them and help them navigate the complex laws that apply to cruise ship accidents, cruise ship rapes, and injuries while working offshore. In fact, anyone who has experienced a catastrophic injury or has lost a loved one due to a wrongful death needs to have an experienced attorney helping them.
Having a lawyer is important because cruise lines, insurance companies, and employers have their own legal professionals who work to avoid paying legitimate claims or who work to provide the minimum compensation to injured victims.
Most victims would not be able to hire an attorney if they had to fear they might be stuck with large legal fees if they lost their case. With Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman, P.A., you do not have to worry about that. Give us a call to find out about our contingent fee payment structure and how our legal team can help you to receive compensation for injuries and losses.