Legal Advice for Contingency Fees — 40 results
Written by attorney Andrew Myers, almost 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
Under a contingent fee agreement, an injured person retains an attorney to pursue the case without having to pay up front or on a periodic basis as work progresses.
Written by attorney William J. Dyer, over 6 years ago. STAFF PICK
Only hire a contingent fee lawyer who's upfront about the possibility of being fired and deals with that in your written contract Like most states, Texas, where I practice, requires all... more
Written by attorney Howard Roitman, over 2 years ago.
A "fee charged for a lawyer's services only if the lawsuit is successful or is favorably settled out of court.... Contingent fees are usually calculated as a percentage of the client's net... more
Written by attorney Mark Brynteson, over 2 years ago.
CONTINGENT FEES IN PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION Personal injury litigation is one of the few areas of the law where even the poor have equal access to justice. The reason for this is the... more
Written by attorney Robert Wisniewski, over 1 year ago.
A contingency fee is payment to an attorney for services contingent on the attorney winning or obtaining an award in the case
The client is usually responsible for costs such as postage... more
Written by attorney Alan Jay Dion, almost 2 years ago.
This guide will explain in ordinary English, how contingent fees operate and what the injured person should look for when retaining a lawyer on a contingent fee arrangement. The guide is... more
Written by attorney Daniel Cuppett, over 2 years ago.
THE THEORY BEHIND CONTINGENCY FEES
Many clients have asked me over the years why contingency fees are, in their perception, so high. They realize that most lawyers charge one-third of the... more
Written by attorney Michael Brandner, over 2 years ago.
Have you ever heard the attorneys on TV say "we don't get paid unless you get paid"? If you have, you heard a description of a contingency fee.
A contingency fee is similar to a sales... more
Written by attorney James H. Chalat, over 4 years ago.
What is a Contingent fee? A “Contingent fee” is a method of paying a lawyer a percentage of whatever you collect in a case. A contingent fee agreement may be the only practical means by... more
Written by attorney Joseph Stephens, over 4 years ago.
Election time is approaching, and politicians are once again using the media to prejudice the minds of voters into believing there are too many frivolous lawsuits. The Texas legislature is... more