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Contingency Fee Representation Lawyers In Tionesta Pennsylvania

Tionesta is a borough in Forest County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 615 at the 2000 census and has declined by about 4% since. It is the county seat of Forest County. The name is a Native American word meaning "waters meet. " Tionesta lies at the heart of a forested region that is a popular destination for hunters and other outdoor lovers. While the general area has seen some growth as a result of this tourist activity, the borough proper has suffered several setbacks in recent years including the closure of an Evenflo plant that was a major employer and a 2002 fire that leveled an entire block of the borough's downtown area. However, there have also been signs of progress, including the ongoing construction of a multimillion-dollar hunting and fishing museum.

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...