There are three key questions that any claimant wants their lawyer to be able to answer positively: 'Are we going to win?', 'How much is it going
to cost?', and 'If we win, how
do we get paid?'

For the first of these questions, the lawyer is paid
to predict the answer. The second is an art, not a science, but at least the lawyer has the benefit of being able to forecast a result based on
past experiences and various budgeting, insurance, and funding tools.

However, the answer to
the third question - evaluating the outcome of enforcement proceedings - is notoriously difficult to prop...

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