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Insurance Bad Faith Cases with a Contingency Agreement

Posted by Kenneth Stalter | Jul 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

Are you a policyholder thinking of suing your insurance company, but worried about how to pay for quality legal representation?

Consider a contingency fee agreement, meaning that the attorney fee is calculated as a portion of any settlement or judgment at the conclusion of the case, not on an hourly basis. Contingency fee agreements are generally associated with injury cases but can be used in insurance bad faith cases as well.

This type of fee agreement may be ideal for policyholders who have significant claims against their own insurance companies. It also means that anyone with a legitimate case may be able to hire an attorney, not only the wealthy.

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Kenneth Stalter

Ken Stalter graduated with honors from Harvard Law School in 2008. Before founding Stalter Law LLC, he was General Counsel to the New Mexico Attorney General. A former prosecutor and appellate attorney, he has experience with all levels of the New Mexico court system. His clients include New Mexi...


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