Parents are always telling their kids before they go off to school: study hard, obey the teachers and behave. Good advice, of course. But what happens when the little darlings do misbehave? When they fight with other schoolkids? And serious injuries result? Why, the parents "lawyer up" and sue the school district, naturally! But these
Most personal injury case retainer agreements provide for a one-third legal fee contingent upon a recovery (by verdict or settlement) and will include language something like this:
The percentage fee is calculated on the net sum recovered after deduction for expenses and disbursements properly chargeable to the case such as investigation and expert fees.