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Top 5 Questions (and Answers) About Getting a Lawyer

How much does the lawyer charge? There are two different ways a lawyer can charge: at an hourly rate – which charges you up front, or by contingency fee agreements. Murphy Battista LLP charges by contingency. Contingency fees and agreements What is contingency you ask? As Irina Kordic, lawyer with Murphy Battista states: A Contingency…

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What you Should Know about Litigation Financing

The process of litigating a personal injury claim can be an incredibly stressful experience. The physical consequences of an accident can disrupt your social life, create conflict with your work and family responsibilities, and can have a dramatic effect on your mood. Further, to attempt to litigate a personal injury claim when your finances are minimal…

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Contingency Fee Agreements in Personal Injury Actions
May 3, 2013

Contingency Fee Agreements in Personal Injury Actions

What is a Contingency Fee Agreement? A Contingency Fee Agreement (CFA) is a contract between a law firm (or lawyer) and the client in a case where legal fees are payable as a percentage of the amount recovered as damages. Under a CFA, the legal fees are payable only if the case is successful. This…

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The outcome of every legal proceeding will vary according to the facts and unique circumstances in each individual case. References to successful case results where the lawyers at Murphy Battista LLP have acted for clients are not necessarily a guarantee or indicative of future results.