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Contingency Fee Representation Lawyers In Mount Carmel Tennessee

Mount Carmel is a town located in Hawkins County, Tennessee. As of the 2005 estimate, the town had a total population of 5,500. It is part of the Kingsport–Bristol (TN)–Bristol (VA) Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is a component of the Johnson City–Kingsport–Bristol, TN-VA Combined Statistical Area – commonly known as the "Tri-Cities" region. The population of Mount Carmel, Church Hill and surrounding area is well over 30,000 and is the fastest growing area in upper East Tennessee.

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 Tennessee

In certain kinds of cases, lawyers charge what is called a contingency fee. Instead of billing by the hour, the...

Federal court opinions concerning contingency fee representation in Tennessee