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Author: Andrey Medvedev

DOI: 10.1163/092598808X262605 © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2008 Review of Central and East European Law 33 (2008) 205-222 Conditional (Contingent) Fees in the Russian Federation Andrey Medvedev Abstract In this article, the author discusses contemporary Russian judicial practice concerning

In: Review of Central and East European Law
Author: Jost

case and disputes regarding causation or the extent of injury) must often, therefore, be resolved by a lay jury relying solely on knowledge and information gained through the trial. 13 Third, malpractice plaintiff’s attorneys are commonly paid on a contingent fee basis, retaining often a third of the

In: European Journal of Health Law
Author: Duynstee

formación del Decreto de Graciano por etapas; 84–124: B.C. B RASINGTON , Require in Prologo : The Decretists and Ivo of Chartres’ Prologue; 125–137: J.A. B RUNDAGE , Contingent fees and the Ius Commune; 138–164: H. M ÜLLER , Streitwert und Kosten in Prozessen vor dem päpstlichen Gericht – eine Skizze; 165

In: Tijdschrift voor Rechtsgeschiedenis / Revue d'Histoire du Droit / The Legal History Review
Author: Thomas Lundmark

legislation in Connecticut limits contingent fees.'43 Delaware has enacted a "sealed container" defense that protects the " d o w n s t r e a m " n o n - m a n u f a c t u r e r seller of defective products.144 Legislation in Delaware also limits liability for blood products. 145 The District of Columbia has

In: Tilburg Law Review

Economics of Attorney Contingent Fee Arrangements’ (2010) 54 New York Law School Law Review 773, 775. 147 The Law Reform Commission of Hong Kong, ‘Report – Conditional Fees’ (2007) < www.hkreform.gov.hk/en/docs/rconditional_e.pdf > accessed 6 March 2020. 148 Nieuwveld and Sahani (n 144) 129

In: The Journal of World Investment & Trade

problèmes sus- cités par les juristes de l’époque à propos du montant de ces frais. Un bref article, mais qui contient de précieux renvois aux sources, traite du vieux problème de l’aide judiciai- re aux pauvres: Legal aid for the poor and the professionalization of law in the Middle Ages . Dans Contingent

In: Tijdschrift voor Rechtsgeschiedenis / Revue d'Histoire du Droit / The Legal History Review
Author: Arman Sarvarian

stumble equally when choosing advocates. Without suffi- cient funds for litigation, they may be limited to those firms or inde- pendent practitioners keen on but not prepared for international arbitration and therefore ready to accept contingent-fee arrangements. Governments can be handicapped when relying

In: The Law & Practice of International Courts and Tribunals
Author: Yu Yan

caps on liability • Try to avoid frivolous compensation claims • Estimates used to calculate damages should be correct on average • Introduce flat rate/ fixed sum of compenstaion; regularly update is needed • Legal aid is needed to avoid “trial proof” • Contingent fees are needed to ensure poor victim

In: Road Traffic Liability in China
Author: Yu Yan

–1590; Viscusi, Zeckhauser, Born, & Blackmon, 1993 , pp. 165–186; and cbo , 2004 , pp. 1–18). Some reforms aimed at reducing the claim frequency, such as restricting joint-and-several liability and caps on contingent fees ( cbo , 2003 , pp. 27–31). Others sought to reduce damage awards, such as limits on non

In: Road Traffic Liability in China

and direct a United Restitution Organization (“ uro ”) to provide legal aid to needy claimants. All the reins would then be in one hand and that would ensure uniformity of policies. To provide legal assistance to claimants for a modest contingent fee, uro offices were opened wherever there were

In: Reparations for Victims of Genocide, War Crimes and Crimes against Humanity