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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CIRCUIT INSTRUCTS THE DISTRICT COURT TO GRANT PLAINTIFF MCKESSON $29,516 IN ATTORNEY'S FEES.
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
With its Octane decision, district court judges have gotten more discretion on attorney's fees in patent cases, Telscher said.
Nevertheless, the plaintiff relied on the case because it discussed proper application of the lodestar method for calculating reasonable and necessary attorneys' fees and stated that "the award of attorney's fees generally rests in the sound discretion of the trial court.
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.
A sentence has also been added to that subsection requiring courts to schedule all hearings for or relating to interim attorney's fees and costs under that subsection in an expeditious manner.
Any contrary requirements in these rules notwithstanding, the following procedures apply to a party seeking an award of attorney's fees as a sanction against another party or its counsel pursuant to general law.
Congress long ago determined that attorney's fees in civil-rights and constitutional cases are necessary to help prevailing parties vindicate their civil rights and to enable vigorous enforcement of these protections.

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