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Contingency Fee Representation Lawyers In Margaretville New York

Margaretville is a village in Delaware County, New York, United States. The population was 643 at the 2000 census. The Village of Margaretville is in the Town of Middletown. The village is on the border of the Catskill Park. Margaretville is located at 42°8′51″N 74°39′4″W / 42.1475°N 74.65111°W / 42.1475; -74.65111 (42.147496, -74.651090). According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.8 km), all of it land. Margaretville was the boyhood home of Dr. Orvan Hess, inventor of the fetal heart monitor and one of the first doctors to successfully treat a patient with penicillin. Hess was influenced by beloved Margaretville physician, Dr. Gordon Maurer.

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...