Definition of Contingency fee

1. Noun. A fee that is payable only if the outcome is successful (as for an attorney's services).

Generic synonyms: Fee



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Literary usage of Contingency fee

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. How to Make Insurance Companies Pay Your Claims by William M. Shernoff (1990)
"A contingency fee Permits the Policyholder to Obtain Representation and Pay the Lawyer a Specified Percentage of What the Lawyer Eventually Recovers. ..."

2. Punitive Damages: Tort Reform & Fda Defenses: Hearings Before the Committee edited by Orrin G. Hatch (1995)
"I think too often the contingency fee award that may seem plausible to a ... I think, far from harming the contingency fee process, it is going to help ..."

3. Attorneys' Fees and the Tobacco Settlement: Congressional Hearing edited by Howard Coble (2000)
"Accordingly, I will address the propriety of the contingency fee ... "The rationale . . . which justifies permitting contingency fee arrangements . ..."

4. Medicaid in Schools: Improper Payments Demand Improvements in Hcfa Oversight edited by Carolyn Yocom, William Hamel (2000)
"'Effective February 14, 2000, contingency fee reimbursement contracts are prohibited ... "Minnesota state officials were not aware of any contingency fee ..."

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