We’re going to discuss attorney fees today, because I heard Big Bills: A Hidden Side Effect Of Cancer Treatment by Sarah Jane Tribble on NPR this morning. The story relates to cancer treatment and cost, and focuses in part on the lack of meaningful discussion between doctors and patients about cost.
So what does the doctor-patient conversation about fees have to do with attorney fees? It’s not “pick on doctors week” hear at MRW, although in too many instances I have not seen a meaningful appreciation for cost in the doctor-patient relationship. Instead, the story prompted me to think about the attorney-client discussion.
Generally, I think the legal profession does a good job of disclosing fees and costs. I suspect