The New American Rule: A First Amendment to the Client's Bill of Rights
Publication Date: March 2000
Author(s): Richard W. Painter
Keywords: New American Rule; Contingent Fee Reform; Brickman-Horowitz-O'Connell Proposal
Coverage: United States
In this Civil Justice Report Richard Painter, Professor of Law at the University of Illinois, reviews several proposals for legal reform aimed at protecting clients from excessive contingent fees.