web site of personal injury firms; the firm lists a long list of cases that the firm won or were settled for tens and even hundreds of millions of dollars. Adding up these millions and given that that the attorney takes in 33.33% of which the attorney pays say two third of it in taxes and expenses to run his or her firm; the attorney is left with tens and sometimes hundreds of millions of dollars NET INCOME.
Now why would an attorney still bother practicing law and not go out there and enjoy life with money that would cover him, his family, his wife, his children, his grandchildren, and his relatives for life? I need to understand this so that when I hire a P.I. attorney on contingency basis; I know what motivates him to work hard on my case if he or she is already filthy rich.
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