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Who Has the Burden of Proof in Challenging A Massachusetts Contingency Fee Agreement?

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By Charles P. Kazarian of Charles P. Kazarian on Tuesday, June 18, 2013.

In a recent unpublished Rule 1:28 decision the Massachusetts Appeals Court has ruled that when the reasonableness of contingent fee agreement is at issue, the attorney has the burden to […]

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Lawyer and Client Can Be Held “Jointly and Severally” Liable for Legal Fees
Sometimes, an opposing party can recover legal fees incurred for responding to a frivolous filing. It is now settled in Massachusetts that such a fee recovery can be had against both the frivolously filing party and his/her lawyer. That is, upon the right […]

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