How much do solicitors charge for personal injury claims Ireland?

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How much do solicitors charge for personal injury claims Ireland?

Personal injury claims can be a very complex business and the question that keeps coming up time and time again is how much do solicitors charge for personal injury claims in Ireland?

The fact is, it's vitally important to know how much legal professionals charge for their services.

This article will explain how much it costs to hire a solicitor and what you can expect from them when pursuing compensation following an accident or injury.

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Solicitors fees in Ireland?

  1. Solicitors’ fees vary depending on the amount of work involved and the outcome of the case.
  2. In some cases, solicitors will charge a retainer fee to cover their costs. This is an upfront payment.
  3. If you lose your personal injury claim, there are no upfront fees paid by yourself or by your insurance company. However, if there are any medical bills still outstanding after your claim has been settled (for example if you received ongoing treatment for injuries sustained in an accident) then these may be pursued through a separate court action known as an ‘enforcement order’ which could involve further legal costs being added onto what was awarded from the original personal injury claim

Contingency fee agreements.

You may have heard about contingency fee agreements, but what does it mean?

Contingency fees are a way for a personal injury solicitor to get paid for their work on your case.

Some solicitors will charge clients on a flat rate basis instead of a contingency fee agreement because they don’t want to risk losing money if they don’t win the case or get less than what they think is fair compensation for their services. Some lawyers also use both methods, charging on either method depending on how much work needs to be done for each client

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Contingency fee agreements explained

A contingency fee agreement, also known as a no win no fee agreement, is an arrangement between the solicitor and their client that states that if legal action is successful in obtaining compensation for them, then the solicitor will receive payment. If there is no award or only partial success, then there is usually limted  cost to you.

If you have been injured because of someone else’s negligence or misconduct then your injury solicitor will tell you what they believe their chances are of winning such a case and how much they expect it will cost to take one forward.

No win no fee explained.

No win no fee is a type of payment agreement where the solicitor gets paid by the client only if they win their case. It's generally used for personal injury claims and contingency fee agreements in other areas, such as medical negligence cases.

If there is no damages awarded, then they won't get paid anything at all. This means that you don't have to worry about paying them anything upfront - they will only be compensated if they can get compensation for your injuries or losses in court.

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How much will a claims solicitor cost me?

The cost of a personal injury solicitor will depend on the complexity of your case, the value of your claim and the solicitor you choose.

If you win your case, your solicitor should receive their costs from the other side. So if you are successful in your claim for injury compensation, then any costs incurred by solicitors will be recoverable from the defendant.

If you lose a personal injury case and appeal against that decision or make another legal challenge to try and get compensation from another source (eg insurance company/employer) then there may be additional legal costs involved which must be paid by yourself.

It's important to remember that if you decide not to pursue a personal injury claim but later regret this decision, it is possible for solicitors to take up new claims on an ex-gratia basis without charging fees but it may still be advisable to consult with an experienced personal injury lawyer before making any decisions regarding future litigation options as there may still be issues surrounding statute limitation periods.

How will a personal injury solicitor proceed once they take my case?

Your personal injury solicitor will advise you on the merits of your case, and if they think that it has little chance of success they will tell you so. Your solicitor is only interested in helping you win compensation, so they do not want to waste your time with a case that will be unlikely to succeed.

If the claim is worth pursuing, then the next step is for them to file proceedings against the person or company who caused your injuries.
They will send out formal letters called “process” to let them know about this, which means ​that​ ​they have been served notice of legal action being taken against them and must now respond by filing their own defence within a specified time limit (usually 21 days).
If possible, try not to contact anyone from an insurance company directly; always go through your solicitor first as they can advise on how best handle any communication with insurers or other parties involved in your case before proceeding further with legal action.

After receiving their response through their lawyers/solicitors it may be necessary in some cases for both sides' solicitors (yourself) and theirs' (the defendant's)to meet face-to-face at what's called an "interview" or "preparation conference".

This could happen before any trial begins if both sides agree but more often happens after an offer has been made between them both during negotiations process - either way its important that all parties are aware at these meetings going forward because this allows everyone involved get ready too much detail about what'll happen next before any court date comes along too soon!

If you've been injured and wish to take legal action, we would be happy to provide you with a free consultation and evaluation of your case.

If you would like to take legal action against someone who has injured you, we can provide a free consultation regarding your case. A solicitor can help you with the claims process and assist in determining whether or not there is a strong case for compensation. If necessary, solicitors will work with medical professionals and other experts in order to assess the extent of any injuries sustained as a result of an accident or incident.


Call us today on 01 234 0044 for a free consultation and evaluation of your personal injury case.

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In contentious business, a solicitor may not calculate fees or other charges as a percentage or proportion of any award or settlement. This statement is made in compliance with Reg.8 of SI 518 of 2002.


Personal Injury Claims Solicitors in Dublin, Ireland.

If you would like to discuss making a personal injury claim please contact us to discuss further by calling our phone number: 01 234 0044 .

We will discuss your claim and provide you with advice and an initial opinion regarding your injury, from personal injuries assessment board to issuing proceedings in a case.

We pride ourselves in knowing that our clients are always fully informed and advised of all aspects of their case from the beginning when they first speak to us regarding an injury such as accident at work, special damages, traumatic experience that goes for long term consequences etc.

Cosgrove Gaynard Solicitors, 39 Waterloo road, Dublin 4.

We also have a number of other practice areas and would be happy to discuss any other work you would like to discuss with a solicitor. Call us now for further details or for initial advice.

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