It is often said with criticism that personal injury cases are taken on acontingent fee basis. The
implication is that the client, and for thatmatter the injury lawyer, have nothing to lose. This
is an oversimplificationand misleading, as often happens in a de...
When I began practicing law as a Boston personal injury lawyer in the 1980s, fillings in the
Superior Courts of Massachusetts were in the range of 15,000 tort cases (i.e. torts are usually but
not always personal injury cases). Beginning in the current decade, those figures have reduced by
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