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Conditional versus contingent fees: Litigation expenditure incentives

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  • Hyde, Charles E.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal International Review of Law and Economics.

    Volume (Year): 26 (2006)
    Issue (Month): 2 (June)
    Pages: 180-194

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    Cited by:
    1. Friehe, Tim, 2010. "Contingent fees and legal expenses insurance: Comparison for varying defendant fault," International Review of Law and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 30(4), pages 283-290, December.
    2. Baik, Kyung Hwan & Kim, In-Gyu, 2007. "Contingent fees versus legal expenses insurance," International Review of Law and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 27(3), pages 351-361, September.
    3. Florian Baumann & Tim Friehe, 2012. "Contingent fees meet the British rule: an exploratory study," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 150(3), pages 499-510, March.

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