It is not customary. And, it is not a good idea at all!! In almost 50 years of doing personal injury work I have never done it, and do not know any attorney that has
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The fact your wife was not hospitalized most certainly does not mean she can make a claim for injuries. She should document her injuries. Since the procedures and law vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction she should consult an attorney who should agree to handle case on a contingency fee basis. Good luck.
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