Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Does it cost anything to have the Luvera Law Firm review my case?
A: No. There is no charge for your initial conference with our office. If we accept your case, we will charge a percentage fee based upon the recovery obtained either by settlement or jury verdict. If we are unable to collect money for you, no fee will be charged. You will be provided a clear, one-page written contract fully explaining our relationship before we undertake any work on your behalf.
Q: How do I contact the Luvera Law Firm and obtain more information about reviewing my case?
A: You can send us details about your case using our information request form or by calling 206-467-6090 in Seattle or 360-336-6561 in Mt. Vernon.
Q: If my lawsuit is successful, what type of compensation can I receive?
- Economic damages — Bills for costs and expenses, both past and future, that can be documented as a result of an injury or death. These may include medical expenses, lost wages or lost future income.
- Non-economic damages — Payment for the effects of injury or death, including loss of enjoyment of life, scars, disability, pain, and loss of relationships with loved ones.
Q: What if I want to bring a claim on behalf of a family member who has died?
A: In cases where the claim is by a family for the death of a loved one, a family member must be appointed as the victim’s personal representative. The personal representative then acts on behalf of the surviving family members.
Q: If the Luvera Law Firm accepts my case, who will represent me?
A: For every case, we assign a team that includes at least one partner and one trained paralegal. In trial situations, we will select the firm lawyers best qualified to represent you in the courtroom. Usually two partners will try the case as a team.
Q: How will I know what’s happening with my case?
A: At Luvera Law Firm, we value your trust. We understand that you want to be kept aware about your case, and we ensure that a skilled, knowledgeable staff member will be available to discuss your case with you at all times. We make it a priority to keep you informed about the progress of your case at every step, and share all important documents and correspondence with you. You are encouraged to contact the lawyer’s legal assistant or attorney at any time.
Q: What are your fees for handling my case?
A: There is no charge for your initial conference with our office. If we accept your case, we will charge a fee based upon a percentage of the recovery obtained either by settlement or jury verdict. If we are unable to collect money for you, no fee is charged. We will fully explain the fee arrangement as well as the matter of the client’s responsibility for expenses and costs in the case. We make it a practice to keep you updated on all costs and expenses in your case. We send clients a monthly statement itemizing costs and expenses, and encourage discussion of these at any time. In addition, we provide a full written accounting to clients when a case is concluded outlining all of the fees and expenses for your review and approval before any money is disbursed or fees taken.