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Attorney’s Fees — Amount — Contingency Risk Multiplier — Plaintiff’s Counsel Is Entitled To Contingency Risk Multiplier Of 2.5 For Obtaining Verdict Against Automobile Dealership

Feb 06th, 2020 in News by admin

Attorney’s fees — Amount — Contingency risk multiplier — Plaintiff’s counsel is entitled to contingency risk multiplier of 2.5 for obtaining verdict against automobile dealership

for willful violation of Motor Vehicle Retail Sales Finance Act and common law fraud where plaintiff retained counsel on contingency basis and would have been unable to obtain competent counsel in area of law without possibility of multiplier, counsel was unable to mitigate risk of nonpayment, and success was unlikely at outset of case