Summary: H.R.2463 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/11/2001)

Patients' Right to Fair Compensation and Protection Against Predatory Contingency Fee Practices Act - Prohibits an attorney from entering into or enforcing a contract, whether express or implied, for attorney fees in connection with a health care liability action to the extent that the amount or payment of such fees is: (1) contingent upon the resolution of the action; and (2) in excess of the specified maximum allowed percentage (ten percent of the amount recovered by the claimant in connection with the action, subject to exception).