The contingency fee percentage is taken out before any outstanding bills are paid. Many times when a traumatic injury occurs, there are thousands of dollars in medical bills. This indebtedness can become a great burden to any family. By obtaining a settlement that pays your bills, we are providing for you a great service. Because of some of the factors outlined above, the amount that you end up with, after all of your bills are paid, may be less than the amount of the combined medical bills and attorney’s fees. It is not our intention for this to occur, but it is a real possibility, given the financial dynamics of smaller cases.