How Much Does it Cost to Speak to a Personal Injury Lawyer in Texas?
If you have been injured due to the negligent or reckless behavior of another, it is essential that you contact an attorney to discuss your rights. However, seeking out an attorney can raise another series of questions, often including “How do I hire the right attorney” and “How much does it cost me to even speak to a lawyer or attorney?”
The answer to the latter is heavily dependent on the attorney and how they choose to run their firm. At Thomas J. Henry, not only do we offer free consultations to discuss your legal options, we also offer a “No Fee Promise” which means you pay us nothing unless and until we win your case.
How Much is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney?
How much it costs for an initial consultation will vary from firm to firm; however, at Thomas J. Henry law our initial consultations are always free.
We believe every injured victim should have the opportunity to discuss their case with an experienced attorney and be made aware of the legal options that are available to them. During your initial, an attorney will review your claim and ask you questions concerning the accident and your injuries. It is also a great opportunity to ask about the legal process as well as what you can expect should you decide to hire an attorney.
How Do I Set Up a Free Consultation with an Attorney?
At Thomas J. Henry, we understand the days and months following a personal injury accident can be confusing and hectic, especially when faced alone. We want you to have the opportunity to discuss and understand your legal rights as soon as your accident occurs.
This is why we offer all injured individuals an opportunity to consult with an attorney at no cost.
To speak with an attorney, simply contact our office via phone or through on website’s contact form. The details of your accident and injury will be recorded and forwarded to an attorney for review. That attorney will explain to you what legal recourse you may have.
More than that, if you choose to have our firm represent you in your personal injury claim, your case will be handled on a contingency fee basis. This means you will not owe us anything unless and until your case is successfully resolved.
What is a Contingency Fee?
In a contingency fee arrangement, an attorney agrees to accept a fixed percentage of your recovery as payment. This means that if you win your case, your attorney will collect their fees and expenses from the money awarded to you. However, if you lose your case, your attorney will collect nothing.
Most lawyers prefer not to work on contingency cases for two reasons:
- There is a risk the firm will be paid nothing
- Any payment is delayed until money is collected from the opposing party
Generally, a lawyer who accepts contingency fee cases:
- Regularly represents clients who lack the financial resources to pay hourly attorneys fees (as is often the case for personal injury victims).
- Is more selective about the cases they accept.
- Is very confident in their ability to win the cases they choose to handle.
Thomas J. Henry’s “No Fee Promise”
Since its founding in 1993, Thomas J. Henry has always operated on a contingency-fee-basis. The owner of the firm, Thomas J. Henry, believes that working on a contingency-fee-basis, also known as the “No Fee Promise”, is a critical component to building client trust.
“The No Fee Promise helps ensure my clients have faith in me as their attorney because I take on all the risk,” Thomas J. Henry stated. “I only take cases I believe I can win. I spend the money needed to develop the case and take it to trial. My clients can have faith in me because I have their back.”
However, the No Fee Promise goes far beyond just establishing trust – it also allows clients access to resources and legal representation they might otherwise struggle to afford. The more serious a case is, the more money it costs to take to trial. This is because complex litigation tends to take longer to resolve and the entities involved fight harder.
This is especially true if your lawsuit is against a large company, as would be the case in a trucking accident or on-the-job injury. Such companies employ teams of lawyers and have seemingly unlimited financial resources. You need an attorney who has the same. Thomas J. Henry employs a team of more than 100 attorneys and has the money to fight your case out to the end.
Finally, by collecting any fees and expenses after a verdict or settlement is secured, Thomas J. Henry can help ensure his clients are able to focus on healing. “The client’s job is to heal. We will handle the rest,” says Thomas J. Henry.
Contact an Experienced Personal Injury Attorney
At Thomas J. Henry, we focus on personal injury matters and achieving the maximum recovery for you and your family. Our firm has the resources to take care of you and your family during the legal process. Our lawyers are dedicated to each and every client and their unique case. Let us help you get the compensation you deserve for the injuries you have sustained. Contact our personal injury attorneys — available 24/7, nights and weekends — for a free legal consultation.