What We Charge on Injury Cases

Attorney Doug Goyen Personal injury cases are handled by the Law Office of Doug Goyen. Personal injuries can occur in almost any type of negligence case, including car accidents, 18-wheeler accidents, premises liability cases, workplace accidents, and other personal injury cases. In some personal injury cases, the victim is killed as a result of the negligence of another and there is a wrongful death claim.

Attorney Goyen has decades of experience handling personal injury and wrongful death cases and obtaining compensation for those who have been injured or for the deceased’s family, estate, and beneficiaries. You need a lawyer who has handled cases involving serious personal injury, catastrophic injury, and wrongful death. Call us at (972) 599 4100 or use our website contact form to get in touch.

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With personal injury and auto accident cases we charge a contingency fee. A contingency fee is a percentage of what we are able to recover on your behalf in your case and is “contingent” on us being able to recover. If we don’t recover, we don’t get paid and you owe us nothing. This means that the lawyer’s interests are the same as your interests. Unlike an hourly contract, where the attorney’s incentive is to bill as many hours as possible regardless of the outcome of the case, the incentive of the contingency fee is to obtain a good result. The better the attorney does for you, the better he does for himself. And if the attorney recovers nothing, you owe nothing for the attorney fees. There is no fee unless and until you win!

In injury cases, personal injury lawyers work on a contingency basis. There is no need to pay anything upfront. The lawyer is only paid if they are successful in your case.

The Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct Rule 1.04(d) Fees, defines a contingency fee as a “fee contingent on the outcome of the matter for which the service is rendered.” This means the attorney cannot collect the fee unless a certain result is obtained. In personal injury cases this means that if the lawyer is unable to recover any money in your case, the lawyer is not paid.

Personal injury attorneys charge a percentage of the amount recovered for your claims. In practice, this transforms into a performance-based contract. The better your attorney performs in your case, the more money they make. This aligns your lawyer’s interests with yours in personal injury cases. In Texas, a contingency fee is determined by the lawyer you hire (some charge a higher percentage), but it is typically 1/3 of the amount recovered for your injury case and can rise to 40% if a lawsuit is required.

Contact our office at 972 599 4100 to discuss your case for further details regarding the contingency fee for your situation.

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By Doug Goyen, douggoyen@goyenlaw.com

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Client Reviews
You want a great lawyer who keeps you informed on whats going on speaks with you personally and gets the job done call Doug Goyen. He is excellent & very professional you wont go wrong choosing him!! Thanks again for all your help Mr. Goyen! Socorro V.
Very efficient staff. I am VERY pleased with this firm. Gina W.
Very professional job handling my accident claim. I had some ER bills, and some visits to my ortho after (and various other bills that kept coming in). I was afraid I was going to get stuck owing money, but Doug Goyen took care of the case and had everything paid, including compensating me for the injury. Great lawyer IMO. I felt like my case was taken care of very well. Thx!! Bernard M.
Doug is a great attorney. He took care of my auto accident claim promptly, and answered any questions I had. I also had one of my hospital bills go into collections for non-payment. I was able to contact Doug a year after the accident, and received a copy of the check the hospital claimed they didn’t receive. I highly recommend this guy. David J.
The Law Office of Doug Goyen helped me recovery every bit I was owed on my claim. Very happy I used them. They knew what they were doing, and kept me informed. I felt taken care of the whole way. You wont go wrong using them. Arthur H.
Mr. Goyen helped me take on my own insurance company, the great and mighty Allstate. My prior firm basically dumped me, with a permanent injury because the case didn’t meet their financial guidelines for a settlement. I was a bicycle rider hit by a car driver at an intersection, and Allstate was the company on BOTH SIDES OF THE CLAIM. My own insurance company tried to throw me under the bus to limit their payout! Without Mr. Goyen’s help, I would have been left with NOTHING! I had thousands of dollars in unpaid medical bills, unable to receive treatment to correct the issue. He was unafraid and helped me get the best settlement I could … I am tremendously thankful! Pamala M.