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Contingency Fee Representation Lawyers In Tarentum Pennsylvania

Tarentum is a borough in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States, 22 miles (35 km) northeast of Pittsburgh, along the Allegheny River. Formerly an industrial center, plate glass and bottles were made here. Other products were bricks, lumber, steel and iron novelties, steel billets and sheets, sack and wrapping paper, etc. The Pennsylvania Railroad had a station in Tarentum; its rail line ran through the town. In 1900, 5,472 people lived here; in 1910, 7,414 people lived here; and in 1940, 9,846 people lived in Tarentum. The population was 4,993 at the 2000 census. The borough is located within the Highlands School District.

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...