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The city budgeted a contingency fee on top of that amount of about $86,000, money that has already been spent.
Ruling in favor of the law firm Dolt, Thompson, Shepherd and Conway, and current Attorney General Andy Beshear, Wingate found that the contingency fees were paid to the law firm under a valid contract with the state.
The bill would set strict limits on contingency fees paid to outside lawyers.
After 13 lean years of betting on future contingency fees, Milberg collected a $4.5 million bonanza in 1978 for settling a fraud case involving housing funding by the bankrupt United States Financial Corporation.
The architectural and engineering fee is forecast at $166,033, said Graves, who proposed a contingency fee of $110,000 to cover any unforeseen costs.
The law firm Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP will represent Montgomery on a contingency fee basis, officials said.
Some of these attorneys are working on contingency fees, and are sharing the risk.
Based on his contingency fee agreement with the officers, attorney Ken Legacki will receive 35 percent of the total award, or around $940,000, an amount that is not out of line for an all-consuming seven-year legal crusade.
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: a payment that you make to a lawyer only if the lawyer wins your case in court
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