Effective Hourly Rates of Contingency-Fee Lawyers : Competing Data and Non-Competitive Fees

@inproceedings{Brickman2004EffectiveHR,
  title={Effective Hourly Rates of Contingency-Fee Lawyers : Competing Data and Non-Competitive Fees},
  author={Lester Brickman},
  year={2004}
}
  • Lester Brickman
  • Published 2004
One of the foremost civil justice issues commanding attention at both federal and state levels is reform of the tort system. Central to the ongoing tort reform debate is data cited by both proponents and opponents in support of their respective positions. No set of data more critically informs the debate than the yields realized by lawyers engaged in contingent-feefinanced tort claiming. Most cited as authoritative is a set of data indicating that the yields of contingent-fee claiming… CONTINUE READING
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