Contingency Fee Agreement: What is It?

If you have ever spoken or worked with an attorney, you may have heard the term “contingency fee agreement.” This is a method of payment that some lawyers use when representing clients. At Christensen & Hymas, our attorneys work on a contingency fee basis. This may sound complicated, but it’s actually quite simple, and makes a personal injury case far less financially stressful for you. This post breaks down how exactly a contingency fee agreement works.

How a Contingency Fee Agreement Works

Essentially, a contingency fee agreement means that you will not pay us for legal services until after we win your case. This type of arrangement favors the client, because you only pay if your case is successful! Many lawyers charge hourly fees, which may result in clients paying huge amounts for representation that proves unsuccessful.

We believe that you should only have to pay for our services if they yield positive results for you. That is why we use a contingency fee agreement. We know that after a serious accident, the thought of paying for an attorney can seem overwhelming and even impossible. But our motto is “Service with integrity and compassion when you’ve been injured,” and affordability is a big part of that!

Helpful Resources from Christensen & Hymas

With affordability and convenience in mind, we also offer free initial consultations to potential clients. This is a no-strings-attached meeting in which we discuss the details of your case, and its chances for success. We also offer free copies of helpful books that we wrote. These can help you understand the basics of accident laws in Utah. You can find and order copies of these books by clicking here. We hope that these resources, along with our contingency fee agreement, help you feel confident about your case.

One of our top priorities is making the injury claim process as easy as possible for our clients. Over years of experience, we have come to understand how stressful accident recovery can be, and how important it is for you to get the help you need. We strive to provide the best personal injury representation in Utah. If you or someone you know could use the services of a personal injury attorney, please contact us today.

Russ Hymas
Managing Partner at Christensen & Hymas
Russ Hymas is the managing partner at Christensen & Hymas. He promotes awareness of legal issues and drives positive change in the cycling community.

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