I don’t have much money, will that prohibit me from pursuing a legal claim for my child with CP?
Most lawyers who represent families in lawsuits involving medical negligence and birth injuries work on a contingency fee. Under the terms of most contingency fee arrangements, the lawyers receive a fixed percentage of the recovery via settlement or trial.
No out-of-pocket expenses
When it comes to the costs associated with a cerebral palsy lawsuit, most lawyer similarly advance case costs on behalf of the client. The costs are usually only reimbursed to the lawyer at the conclusion of the case. Legal fee arrangements should be in writing and signed by all responsible parties.
Beginning the legal process
Given the fact that most cerebral palsy lawsuits require a substantial investment of time, energy and money, it is important that you work with a team of lawyers you are comfortable with and have a good understanding of the legal process.