There is no “magic formula” to determine exactly how much a case is worth. In cases of serious injury and/or negligence, recovery is determined by a number of factors, including the amount of available insurance coverage, the seriousness of the injuries, and who is at fault. In all cases, our primary goal is to get clients fair and just compensation for their injuries. Wisconsin allows recovery of damages for the following: The injury itself, with awards varying based on the extent, nature and duration of the injuries Medical expenses, including past and future medical bills Lost wages, including past wages and future earnings that will be lost due to the injury and/or permanent disability Pain and suffering, including the loss of personal property Spousal or martial distress that may result from the injury … [Read more...]
What About Up Front Costs for a Personal Injury Case? Who Pays Those?
There are many costs associated with launching a personal injury lawsuit, such as hiring experts, conducting discovery and preparing for the trial. For all of these ancillary costs, we advance payments for clients. Once a case settles, the client is responsible for reimbursing those costs. And, if we do not recover any damages (monies) for you, you are not responsible for the advance fees — you owe nothing. … [Read more...]
How Does Your Law Firm Charge Attorneys’ Fees?
At Gebhard Law Office, we recognize that injury and accident victims can rarely afford to pay an attorney by the hour. This is why we work on a contingency basis. This means that we do not get paid unless we actually win a case. Our contingency fee is in line with other high-quality personal injury attorneys, and we do not require upfront costs advance fees. … [Read more...]
Why Should I Hire a Lawyer for A Personal Injury Claim?
Frankly, if you hire an experienced personal injury attorney, you’re much more likely to get more money for your personal injury lawsuit than if you tried to do it by yourself. Injury lawyers know the law, they know the courts, and they know the process. Not only does this give their clients peace of mind at an otherwise stressful time, it gives them the legal representation and expertise they need to recover the most they can for their injuries and suffering. … [Read more...]
West Allis Personal Injury Lawyer
Karl M. Gebhard JR. is a West Allis personal injury attorney and trial lawyer in West Allis, Wisconsin who litigates catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death cases for Auto, Truck, Bus, Watercraft and Pedestrian Accidents ,Uninsured and Underinsured Motorists etc. Karl M. Gebhard JR. is a personal injury attorney and trial lawyer who litigates catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death cases for Auto, Truck, Bus, Watercraft and Pedestrian Accidents ,Uninsured and Underinsured Motorists etc. Need an Attorney for case in West Allis Your best chances to settle your case quickly is to hire an attorney the insurance companies take serious. You need to hire a lawyer the insurance companies know will go the distance and that have been extremely successful in jury trials against them Serving Milwaukee area for last 15 years. … [Read more...]