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Do I have to pay anything up front or along the way?

No.  We work on a contingency basis, meaning that our legal fee is paid out of the proceeds of any settlement or judgment we obtain on your behalf.  Our legal fee is paid at the end of your case. There are various costs for medical reports, lawsuit filing fees, specialists’ examinations, doctors’ charts, etc.  We … Continued

What should I do after a car accident?

As soon as possible after leaving the scene of the accident, write notes about what occurred or use your cell phone to create an audio recording or video recording outlining the events in as much detail as possible. If police did not attend the scene and the accident resulted in injuries, or vehicle damage exceeding … Continued

What can Pefanis Horvath do to help me?

The personal injury lawyers at Pefanis Horvath practice only personal injury law. During the past 23 years, we have secured fair compensation for hundreds of clients who have been injured in car accidents, slip and fall accidents and other incidents involving injuries inflicted due to the negligence of others. We have also won significant awards … Continued

How long will a lawsuit take?

The litigation process takes that time, particularly if the plaintiff is still recovering. It’s important not to rush to sign any financial settlement until you have a clear understanding of how the accident will impact your health and earning potential long term. At Pefanis Horvath, we start working with our clients immediately upon being retained. … Continued

Will my case go to trial?

The vast majority of personal injury claims do not go to trial. Typically, claims involving injuries arising from car accidents, slip and fall accidents and other incidents resulting from negligence are settled out of court following an examination for discovery process. The lawyers at Pefanis Horvath have extensive experiencing successfully managing all aspects of this … Continued

I don’t speak English well. Will you take my case?

We have worked with many clients whose first language isn’t English and we have developed many successful strategies along the way. Our team often works alongside the family and friends of clients to navigate the legal process and employ translators to help with oral and written communication when needed.

Will the information I share with you be confidential?

Yes. The information you share with us is protected by the attorney-client privilege and will remain confidential even if you don’t retain our services following our free, no obligation consultation. It is important that we understand all pertinent facts in your case, including details of prior accidents and pre-existing injuries, in order to help you … Continued