A registered public accounting firm is not independent of its audit client if the firm, or any affiliate of the firm, during the audit and profession al engagement period, provides any service or product to the audit client for a contingent fee
or a commission, or receives from the audit client, directly or indirectly, a contingent fee
A lawyer on behalf of the client must petition for approval of a fee agreement for extraordinary lien resolution services if the combined fees of the primary lawyer and the extraordinary lien and subrogation lawyer exceed the contingent fee
schedule for personal injury and wrongful death matters set forth in this rule at the outset of representation by the extraordinary lien and subrogation lawyer.
That's what a negotiation about billing rates or fee caps is for, not contingent fees
The consultation document intimates that claims filed on a contingent fee
basis may be either more expensive or less reliable (or "more aggressive") than claims filed using traditional billing methods.
2003) ("Where witnesses under contingent fee
agreements are permitted to testify, examination on the contingent fee
is considered vital."); Wheeler v.
a contingent fee
contract between a client and attorney is prematurely
Although only specific jurisdictions (such as the United States and some parts of Canada) permit some variation on contingent fee
arrangements, such arrangements are increasingly popular in the United States--in large part because clients pay only upon a successful result.
for tort cases taken on a contingent fee
, made advertising ipso facto
A bill that would clarify that attorney-owned businesses should be treated like all other businesses and be allowed to deduct costs related to contingent fee
cases in the year that the costs are incurred has passed the U.S.
A natural question--which we can address using our model is then why the lawyer's contingent fee
is not one-half of the award, nor two-thirds, but one-third.
In a 2004 report denouncing the spread of contingency fee limitations, the American Bar Association's Task Force on Contingent Fees
(Task Force) disputed the claim that contingent fee
limitations prevent frivolous medical malpractice lawsuits.
Generally, the government views contingent fee
arrangements in sales or marketing contracts contrary to public policy, because of the potential for improper influence.