These summaries were prepared by McGuireWoods LLP lawyer Thomas E. Spahn. They are based on the letter opinions issued by the Virginia State Bar. Any editorial comments reflect Mr. Spahn's current personal views, and not the opinions of the Virginia State Bar, McGuireWoods or its clients. 
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8-Bills and Fees

A lawyer may collect a contingent fee in arranging for a client to recover medical payments under the tortfeasor's insurance as long as "the services of an attorney are reasonably necessary to secure the payments from the insurance company."

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn