LEO: Attorney's Fees - Contingent Fees in LE Op. 664

 

Attorney's Fees - Contingent Fees in Industrial Commission Cases.

 

February 27, 1985

 

It is not improper for an attorney to charge a contingent fee in a

workman's compensation matter assuming that the total fee is approved by

the Industrial Commission. [ DR:2-105(C), 65.1-102, Virginia Code,

1950 (as amended), In The Matter of Abraham M. Fisch, 188 N.Y. App. Div.

525, 531 (1931)]

 

Committee Opinion February 27, 1985