It will likely not cost you anything to pursue your personal injury case as your truck accident lawyer will likely work on a contingency fee basis. In contingency fee cases, your lawyer will only receive a legal fee if he/she is successful in pursuing your case. When your case resolves or there is a verdict at trial, your lawyer will be entitled to 33.33% of the settlement or verdict.
Additionally, during the process of the personal injury case, your lawyer will may advance the costs and expenses associated with prosecuting the claim, including costs to obtain medical records, retain expert witnesses and consultants, costs for court filing fees, and costs associated with taking depositions. If your lawyer advances these costs and expenses, upon successful resolution of your case all outstanding costs and expenses will be repaid to the lawyer from the settlement or trial verdict.