The attorney fee varies from case to case and also for different places, they charge different fee. Mostly the car accident attorney charge on the basis of contingency or no win-no pay. It means when the attorney does not win the case on behalf of you they will not charge any pay. And in the case of winning the case behalf of you, he will get a percentage of fees from your personal injury award.
The percentage of the attorney varies from state to state. It will be from one-third to 40% of the total award. Some will take percentage of the gross award and some other will take the percentage of the net award. So it is important to know the detailed information regarding the fee structure of the attorney. You may be able to negotiate and get your attorney for low price. It should be take place before you going to hire your attorney.
Here the advantage of this is, you will pay nothing from your pocket. So you and your attorney both will be beneficial, so your attorney will also be motivated to secure the largest possible settlement or judgment.
A little amount of attorneys will charge their fee on the basis of hours this means you have to pay for your attorney for each hour for dealing with your case. In this case, even if you do not win the case, you have to pay the bill. You should, therefore, think it twice whether you want to hire an attorney or you just take the insurance company settlement and be satisfied.