1. How do I pay my legal fees?
take cases on a contingency fee basis. If we are unable
to make a recovery, you owe us nothing for our services.
How do you decide if you will take my case?
determine whether to take a case based on what we believe
to be the likelihood of success. Unfortunately, we cannot
represent everyone who asks for and needs our help.
If we believe that we can be of service to you, we will
take the case. If we are unable to help you, we often
know of other lawyers who can help and we will refer
you to them.
How are the case expenses paid?
case requires funding for development of the evidence
and to prepare the case for trial. In most cases, Ragland
Law Firm will advance the funds necessary to cover the
expenses. We ask our client to reimburse us for the
case expenses if and when there is a recovery in the
Who will work on my case?
attorney, together with his staff, will work on the
case as a team. Many times, the attorney who is directly
responsible for your case is out of the office or working
on other cases. He may have many people working on your
case at any given time, including legal assistants,
secretaries, investigators, and law clerks. You may
never see or have contact with some of these people,
but we are all working to bring your case to a successful
How much is my case worth?
case is different and must be evaluated separately.
We have been evaluating cases and representing people
for over 15 years. We spend a great deal of time and
effort to come to the proper evaluation of your case.
However, you must know that there is never a guarantee
of any recovery.
Will I be consulted before my case is settled?
case is ever settled without your express consent. You
rely on your attorneys for advice and opinions, but
the final settlement decision is yours and yours alone.
How long will my case take?
Some cases can be completed in a few months and others
might take years. If the case can be resolved without
filing a lawsuit, it typically takes much less time.
If litigation is necessary, each court differs in the
amount of time it takes to bring a case to trial. Unfortunately,
litigation tends to be agonizingly slow, but we make
every effort to push the case to a conclusion as quickly