Contingent Fee / Alternative Billing

It appears my comment regarding a recent New York Times article on "patent trolls" — and my suggestion that defense lawyers might be the major beneficiaries of the so-called "troll" problem —  has touched a nerve.  

For some reason Mr. Guiliano takes me to task for simply accepting the figures provided in the article and

The questions often come up. Why should a lawyer take a case on a contingency? Why should a client seek or agree to a contingent fee arrangement? Don’t contingency cases promote frivolous litigation? Isn’t this just a form of ambulance chasing?

To those who look down on the contingency fee lawyer I ask, “are you willing to risk your time and effort for your client?” (If your answer is “yes, but only at $500/hour,” I consider that a “no.”) The fact is contingency fee arrangements have a proud and honorable place in legal practice. Often, they are the only way individuals and smaller companies can actually gain access to the courts and legal system their taxes support.
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The core mission of the Mann Law Group is to provide high quality patent trial lawyer services on a contingent fee basis. The lack of adequate funds should never deter you from pursuing otherwise meritorious patent and other intellectual property claims. The Mann Law Group offers a variety of contingent fee and alternative billing arrangements