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1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Virginia on
Q: When an attorney takes a case on contingency, do they usually get paid more than if they do it on an hourly rate?
Richard Maxwell Volin
Richard Maxwell Volin answered on May 20, 2020

If you are asking whether an attorney that WINS a contingency case gets paid more than if the attorney had simply taken the case on an hourly basis, then the answer is: It depends on the math. A quick win requiring very few hours would probably result in a contingency fee higher than the hourly... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law for Virginia on
Q: An attorney that does neighbor/ tree dispute. Is what type/ practices what? Have a tree dispute and need an attorney
Richard Maxwell Volin
Richard Maxwell Volin answered on May 19, 2020

Issues regarding trees and neighbors may fall under "Real Estate Law," "Real Estate Litigation," "Property Line Disputes," or even generally "Civil Litigation," depending on how a particular law firm may categorize or organize their practice areas. You may... Read more »

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