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Contingency Fee Representation Lawyers In Gallitzin Pennsylvania

Gallitzin is a borough within Gallitzin Township in Cambria County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. Standing 12 miles (19 km) northwest of Altoona, it was first incorporated in 1872, and named for Prince Gallitzin, who founded the Catholic town of Loretto, Cambria County. Coal-mining and the production of coke were important industries. It is part of the Johnstown, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area. In 1900, 2,759 people lived in Gallitzin, and by 1910, that number had risen to 3,504 people. As of the 2000 census, the borough population was 1,756. Gallitzin is well known for its historic railroad tunnels, which are a minor tourist draw. Horseshoe Curve (Pennsylvania) and the Allegheny Portage Railroad historic site are also nearby.

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...