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Liability Reform Positions

Contingent Attorneys' Fees

Attorneys should be prohibited from receiving by way of a contingent fee more than one-third of the first $300,000 of any award of settlement, one-quarter of the next $200,000 of any award or settlement, and ten percent of the amount of any award or settlement in excess of $500,000.

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Abbreviations for House of Delegates report origination:

EC – Executive Committee; BT – Board of Trustees; CPA – Council on Professional Affairs; JC – Judicial Council; CHS – Community and Health Services

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