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August 09, 2004

Stop the presses: p/i law firm competes on price

Via David Giacalone (Jul. 16) comes word of a seldom-seen phenomenon: a personal injury law firm (Pennock, Breedlove and Noll LLP of Saratoga County, N.Y.) actually promoting itself as offering fairer and lower fees than other law firms. The firm's website, at, describes in detail how its fees are tiered and says, "we will never charge the standard 33 1/3 contingency fee even at the last stage". Competing for clients' business by offering them a better deal -- who knows where it all might lead?

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