It's a personal injury case for a car accident without a 3rd party involved (so hit a post) <p>This is what it says in the agreement: " with respect to any lump sum settlement of my claim for accident benefits, 25% of the total amount recovered; and with respect to any weekly benefits of my claim for accident benefits 20% of all weekly benefits recovered, except medical benefits.</p> <p>So does that mean my lawyer will take $20% for the weekly benefits <strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">AND</span> </strong>25% from the lumpsum or just one of those?</p> <p>Total settlement is $12,000</p> <p>He already mentioned he will take $800 from the weekly benefits, so if he takes 25% from the lumpsum, does that mean he takes $3,000 more from the $12,000? or $12,000 - $800 - $2,800 (25%).</p> <p>Thank you.</p>
Asked over 8 years ago in Toronto, ON
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Answer by George Tait
Posted over 8 years ago
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