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Contingency Fee Representation Lawyers In Waynesburg Pennsylvania

Waynesburg is a borough in and the county seat of Greene County, Pennsylvania, United States, 60 miles (96 km) southwest of Pittsburgh. The population was 4,184 at the 2000 census. The region is underlaid with several stratum of coking coal, including the Pittsburgh No. 8 seam, the Waynesburg seam and the Sewickly, or Mapletown seam. The area is also rich with coalbed methane gas, which is currently being developed from the several underlying coal seams as an alternative fuel source. At one time, there were also natural gas and oil deposits in the area. The Marcellus Shale, the largest domestic natural gas reserve, is currently being developed in Waynesburg and throughout Greene County. Early in the twentieth century, four large gas compressing stations and a shovel factory were located in Waynesburg. it is named after General "Mad" Anthony Wayne who served with George Washington in the Revolutionary War. Waynesburg is home to Waynesburg University and to Greene County Airport.

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...