Texas bar on tobacco contingency fees may apply to bonds

Preston, Darrell
April 1999
Bond Buyer;04/14/99, Vol. 328 Issue 30619, p7
Trade Publication
Reports on the unintended consequences of the bill barring Texas from paying contingency fees on local governments using similar arrangements to pay their bond lawyers. Restrictions on the use of contingency fees by state government; Restrictions called for after the awarding of $2.3 billion attorney's fees on the tobacco suit settlement.


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