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Contingency Fee Representation Lawyers In Ogdensburg New York

Ogdensburg is a city in St. Lawrence County, New York, United States. The population was 12,364 at the 2000 census. In the late 18th century, the settlement was named after American land owner and developer Samuel Ogden. The City of Ogdensburg is at the north border of New York, on the south bank of the St. Lawrence River. It is the only city located in Saint Lawrence County. The Port of Ogdensburg is the only U.S. port on the St. Lawrence Seaway. Ogdensburg International Airport is located south of the city. The Ogdensburg-Prescott International Bridge, northeast of the city, links the United States and Canada.

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...