Attorney's Fee


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Attorney's Fee

A fee a lawyer charges for legal services. Lawyers may work by the hour, for a flat fee, or may even be paid a percentage of the amount one wins in a lawsuit.
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Under Erisa, the most a disabled claimant can hope to obtain is past-due benefits and possibly, at the court's discretion, attorney's fees.
to recover an attorney's fee in certain cases, and it has made that
Tronic's clear holding explicitly bars attorney's fee awards
3) Make certain that plaintiffs do not receive an attorney's fee award for separate unsuccessful 1983 claims, even when the plaintiff prevails on another claim, and
Because the plaintiff admitted the case was moot, he therefore had no claim for attorney's fees.
The court held, inter alia, that there was no provision expressly prohibiting the inclusion of attorney's fees and costs as well as reimbursement for other expenses incurred in the course of the plaintiff's suit.
Section 508, governing attorney's fees and clients' rights and responsibilities respecting fees and costs, has been modified to clarify that interim attorney's fees may be awarded from one party to the other not only in pre-judgment dissolution proceedings, but also "in any other proceeding under this subsection," meaning, Gray notes, post-judgment proceedings, appeals, and actions under the Parentage Act of 1984.
Without the money provided by attorney's fees, defending the rights of all Americans would be put in serious jeopardy.
Environmental Defense Center Takes in Over $1 Million Dollars in Attorney's Fees From Filing Lawsuits Against Federal, State, and Local Government Agencies
Other courts have permitted a more favorable outcome, allowing tax-payers to include in gross income only the net amount they received after deducting attorney's fees.
A separate award of attorney's fees will reduce the wages subject to withholding and employment taxes, but not the recipient's taxable income.
Kaganovskaya also counterclaimed, asserting that the entire $107,000 was due and payable and that she should be awarded attorney's fees of $26,000 as well.

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