The Rhode Island Supreme Court has held an attorney is entitled to collect a contingency fee under a contract with his client when he has “substantially performed” his duties and only “minor and relatively unimportant” matters remain at the time the client discharges the attorney. Otherwise, the attorney’s recovery is determined by quantum meruit. The Law Office of Thomas A. Tarro, III v. Checralla, No. 2011-123-Appeal, (R.I. Feb. 21, 2013).
Attorney’s fees under contingency fee agreement
| Feb 24, 2013 | Firm News
- Can you win a claim for a hostile work environment? August 26, 2022
- Ways for employers to create a discrimination-free workplace May 20, 2022
- Helping transgendered individuals know their rights February 22, 2022
- Do police officers treat transgender people differently? November 19, 2021
- Recognizing age discrimination in the workplace August 19, 2021