I do herby agree to pay said Attorney as follows:
33.3% PLUS EXPENSES – of any settlement made if settled at any time prior to the filing of suit;
40% PLUS EXPENSES – of any settlement, judgment or verdict after the filing of suit.
In further consideration of the services to be rendered and the obligations assumed by THE BURRELL FIRM LLC, I assign, transfer and deliver unto THE BURRELL FIRM LLC and undivided 33.3% or 40% interest in my claim as discussed above. It is agreed that neither THE BURRELL FIRM LLC, nor I may, without the consent of the other settle, compromise, release, discontinue or otherwise dispose of the suit or claim. It is my intent to vest THE BURRELL FIRM LLC with any interest in the subject matter of my claim or any suit or suits filed thereon as permitted to La. R.S. 37:218 and afford THE BURRELL FIRM LLC all the rights and protection granted by said statute for attorney’s fees owed and all expenses and advances incurred on my behalf.
In addition to furnishing legal services, the attorney agrees to advance all cost and expenses necessary to prosecute this claim. It is understood and agreed that in addition to the attorney’s fee, all costs, including copying cost, delivery cost, mock jury, and shadow jury costs, medical expenses, travel expenses cost of medical records, depositions, expert fees, long distance telephone calls, court cost, and advances made to me or guarantees on my/our behalf, and all expenses of this litigation will be reimbursed to attorney out of any funds received on this claim.
It is further understood and agreed that THE BURRELL FIRM LLC, is hereby authorized to sign my/our name to any refund, reimbursement and/or settlement draft. It is further understood and agreed that attorney may act as co-counsel or associate with any other attorney at no extra cost to me at the attorney’s sole discretion.
It is further understood and agreed that attorney, in his sole discretion, shall have the right to retain the services of any consultants , experts, or investigators and the cost thereof shall be reimbursed as costs to attorney by me out of the funds received on this claim. There shall be no charge for services rendered unless recovery is had in the above claim.
If client(s) terminate attorney’s services without cause before the case is completed, then client(s) will still owe THE BURRELL FIRM LLC 40%, as discussed above, of all sums recovered on this claim, plus all cost and advances incurred on my/our behalf no matter what agreements are later entered into with other persons. In the event the client(s) decide not to pursue this claim, then no legal fees will be owed except that the client will owe reimbursement to THE BURRELL FIRM LLC for all cost, advances and interest (if any) incurred on this file.
I hereby bind my heirs, executors, and legal representatives by this agreement. This Employment Contract shall be controlling and supersedes and revokes any other Employment Contract executed by me, which pertains to my case, and any such other Employment Contract shall be rendered null and void.
(DISCLAIMER: By your signature below, you acknowledge that we have made no representation concerning the outcome of the claim or claims relating to the matter in controversy or the favorable outcome of any legal action that is or may be filed