How Much Does It Cost to Hire a Lawyer to Help with My VA Claim Appeal?

Generally, there are three different ways attorneys charge fees:

  1. First, on a contingency basis
  2. Second, on an hourly basis
  3. And third, on a fixed fee basis.

Attorneys who charge on an hourly basis tend to put clients at a disadvantage because the more time the lawyer spends on the client, the more the client pays. With a fixed fee basis, the client will pay a set number that they agree on with the attorney before starting their case. The issue with this method, however, is that the lawyer might not be as motivated to win the case and get the best outcome for their client. On average, contingency fees are limited to personal injury types of cases or other matters of entitlement such as social security, worker’s compensation, and civil rights matters.

At Berry Law Firm, we take veterans cases on a contingency basis. This means that we don’t get paid unless we win. The advantage of a contingency fee agreement is that the veteran does not have pay up front, and if the lawyer is not successful, the veteran does not owe the lawyer anything. This puts the veteran in a position where he can afford to hire an attorney even if he doesn’t have money in his pocket, and it puts the lawyer in a position in which he must win to get paid. This in turn motivates the lawyer to work as hard as possible and get as much as possible for the client so that at the end of the day, the lawyer can pay their bills as well.

Because many of our attorneys are veterans themselves, we are determined to fight for our veteran clients. Please call (888) 883-2483 or contact us online today to take the next step in your battle to receive the benefits you deserve.