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Contingency Fee Representation Lawyers In Ferndale Pennsylvania

Ferndale is a borough in Cambria County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is part of the Johnstown, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 1,834 at the 2000 census. Mapquest lists three other Pennsylvania localities named Ferndale; they do not appear to be incorporated municipalities.

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...