If a lawyer asks for 40% of the gross recovery and insurance has paid the medical bills so far, does the lawyer get 40% of the total or will the medical bills be paid before the split?

Asked on March 17, 2014 under Personal Injury, Tennessee

Answers:

Maury Beaulier / MinnesotaLawyers.com

Answered 6 years ago | Contributor

Your retainer agreement controls how feees are paid.  In most cases, the lawyer takes his share before medical bills are paid. 


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