What Is a Contingency Fee?

If you are pursuing a civil lawsuit, you may have heard the term “contingency fee.” Read on to find out all you need to know about contingency fees and if that kind of agreement is right for you. What Is a Contingency Fee? Simply put, when an attorney works on a contingency fee agreement, the client will only pay fees if the lawyer is successful. In essence, payment is contingent on a favorable outcome of the case. In this kind …