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Contingency Fee Representation Lawyers In Hurleyville New York

Hurleyville, New York is a hamlet in the Town of Fallsburg, New York in Sullivan County, New York. The town lies along County Road 104 and was originally developed because it was on the main route between the Villages of Liberty and Monticello. The zip code for Hurleyville is 12747. Hurleyville is bordered by the Town of Thompson, the Town of Liberty, the hamlet of Loch Sheldrake and the hamlet of South Fallsburg. Hurleyville was originally settled by William Hurley. The local economy was originally centered around dairy farming, but gradually became part of the Catskills Borscht Belt resort area. During its heyday as a resort Hurleyville was home to many popular summer hotels, bungalow colonies and boarding houses, the biggest and best known was the rather grand Colombia Hotel located atop Colombia Hill. Hurleyville was a railroad stop along the Ontario and Western Railroad. Due to its mail getting frequently mixed up the the Town of Hurley, New York, during World War II Hurleyville was temporarily renamed by the postmaster as "Luzon Station". This name was chosen because the postmaster had a son stationed at Luzon Island in the Philippines. Neiderman, Andrew (1976). The Sesquicentennial History of Fallsburg Township, 1826-1976. Town of Fallsburg, South Fallsburg, New York. There is currently a restaurant in the hamlet named Frankie and Johnie's as well as numerous antique shops.

What is contingency fee representation?

A contingent fee is when an attorney charges dependent upon a successful outcome in the case. It is often agreed to be a percentage of the total recovery to the client. Such fee arrangements are often used in negligence cases and other civil actions but not for criminal defense or divorce actions.

Answers to contingency fee representation issues in New York

In certain kinds of cases, lawyers charge what is called a contingency fee. Instead of billing by the hour, the...