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Contingency Fee Representation Lawyers In Clairton Pennsylvania

Clairton is a city in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States, along the Monongahela River and is part of the Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area. The population was 8,491 at the 2000 census. Under Pennsylvania legal classifications for local governments, Clairton is considered a third-class city. The city was the setting for the movie The Deer Hunter (1978), although the opening scene featuring the "City of Prayer" sign was not actually filmed there (other mill towns in the Monongahela River Valley and elsewhere in the tri-state area were used). That sign was based on the signs in Clairton, but that footage was actually shot in Mingo Junction, OH. It also is home to Clairton Works, the largest coke manufacturing facility in the United States. The Montour Trail, a recreational rail-trail extends from Clairton to Coraopolis, Pennsylvania.

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 Pennsylvania

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