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Some lawyers say the 2010 law has had a chilling effect, steering law firms to clients that don’t have limits on contingency fees.
AkinMears signed up tens of thousands of clients, charging each a 40 percent contingency fee — meaning it was only collected if the clients won verdicts or settlements.
McNair appealing would bring on additional attorneys fees, whether they are paid by McNair or absorbed by the attorneys as part of a contingency fee arrangement.
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.
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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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