As attorneys we are all familiar with the benefits of referring certain cases to attorneys practicing in a particular field. I, myself, when contacted regarding a criminal, estate, or real estate matter recognize that the client would be best served by having that type of matter handled by an experienced attorney practicing in that field.
Within the broad field of personal injury, it is often in the client’s best interest that his/her particular type of case, especially one involving a catastrophic or severe injury, be represented by an attorney with significant experience in such cases and who has the financial where-with-all to advance the enormous litigation costs associated with a catastrophic or severe injury case.
I recognize that some attorneys who refer cases to my firm, wish to substantially participate in the case. For that reason, subject to court approval, my firm is amenable to a participation fee in excess of the traditional 25% referral fee. See e.g. 4-1.5 (g)
If you would like to discuss the referral of matter to my firm, please contact me.