Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. frequently accepts referrals from other attorneys and law firms around the United States based upon or skill, integrity, and success rate. We are regularly contacted by attorneys from throughout the United States for referrals of all types of serious injury cases, including wrongful death cases, traumatic brain injury cases, spinal cord injury cases, and cases involving other catastrophic damages to represent their clients who were injured in Michigan. These are typically trucking and auto accident cases, lead poisoning cases, medical malpractice cases, and other negligence actions We also receive many referrals from counsel in Canada and overseas to handle cases in Michigan.

Based upon our reputation throughout the State of Michigan and our success rate in these cases, referring counsel feels confident that their clients are receiving the best possible representation. We also agree to co-counsel significant injury cases in Michigan.

The attorneys of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. will gladly discuss injury and accident cases with other attorneys and guarantee referral fees in writing.

Is the Referring Attorney Required to Work on a Michigan Case?

No. Unlike in other states, Michigan does not require that the referring lawyer work or co-counsel the case in order to receive a referral fee. The Michigan Rules of Professional Conduct 1.5 (e) only requires that the client is advised of the referral arrangement and does not object and that the total fee on the case is reasonable.

The client’s written consent is required for any type of referral or co-counsel fee arrangement. We will get the client’s written consent as part of our original retainer agreement. Our Contingent Fee Agreements include language that a referral fee will be paid to you and the client’s signature acknowledges the payment of your referral fee.

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