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Attorney fees for non-scheduled loss in NY
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Very hard to find information online regarding this.

I'm close to settling and am wondering how my attorney will be compensated in my case. I understand that in scheduled loss, and Section 32 situations...the attorney generally gets between 10% and 15% of the lump sum.

I've only been able to find one article online that describes how much an attorney would charge in a non-scheduled loss case. It states the following...

"If a case closes with a settlement to pay you weekly checks at a fixed rate for a fixed time frame, called a class fee, the fee will usually be 10 times the class rate. For example, a judge determines you are entitled to $500 per week for 300 weeks. The fee will usually be a flat $5000."

I was wondering if anyone here who has been through this type of settlement might chime in and let me know if the above statement sounds accurate.
 
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Attorney fees for non-scheduled loss in NY - footballfan - 05-21-2019, 09:55 PM

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