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Contingency Fee Representation Lawyers In Lisbon New York

Lisbon is a town in St. Lawrence County, New York, United States. The population was 4,047 at the 2000 census. Reportedly the town is named after the capital of Portugal. Yet, the 1810 US Census for the town shows the town's name as Lisburn, a city located in Northern Ireland adjacent to Belfast. Belfast was the birthplace of Alexander Macomb the prosperous merchant of Loyalist sympathies and purchaser of much of Northern New York along the St. Lawrence River and Lake Ontario earlier in 1791. The Town of Lisbon is in the northern part of the county and is northwest of Canton.

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...

Federal court opinions concerning contingency fee representation in New York