This second fee might make you feel creepy if you didn't read fee agreement very well before accept lawyer's offer.
Normally, when you want to hire auto accident attorney to fight for your compensation, he/she will offer fees info for you to decide. In case of your lawyer win the case, he/she will gain money from contingency fee.
However, if the hourly rate is the one of fees you accept to pay to attorney too, you need to pay whether your attorney will win the case in the court or not.
This fee is relevant to the time it takes to prevail.
Hourly rate - one of auto accident attorney fees.
Hourly rate (or you can call it "hourly billing rate") is the fee that you will pay for every hour your lawyer works on your auto accident case. Hourly rate of each lawyer is different. Some lawyers will charge you this fee very much for every hour that spend in the court but less in every hour to prepare for the case.
Actually, when your attorney want to charge the hourly rate or contingency fee to you, both of them are indicators that point your case can't be winnable or not.
For the best answer, you should ask auto accident attorney about this hour rate in detail as much as possible. So you can save money and looking for reasonable expenses.
Next time, we will focus on the last charge in three auto accident attorney fees, "flat fee".