A guy hit us from behind in a motor vehicle accident on 12/16/2009. The guy was at fault. His insurance didn't want to pay for anything so we retained a attourney. When we signed the agreement papers it stated that the fee was 40%, but would be reduced according to the settlement amount. The lady explained to us that the fee would be taken off after the bills were paid. We got a letter last week from our attourney stating to accept the insurance offer even though they said 2 weeks previous that it wasn't high enough. Then the attourney's fees are like $7 thousand and we only get back $5,100 after everything. They said that they took their fee off the top before anything was paid, and that they reduced it to 33%. Is that legal? I am in GA. Thanks
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