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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With the rise of fee-shifting in prevailing party litigation and the growing body of attorney fee jurisprudence, the analysis of reasonable attorney fees has never been more important.
The company said the newsletter includes "comprehensive data about attorney fees and named plaintiff awards for all types of common fund class actions, reported and unreported, state and federal, large and small.
Banaitis' attorney with a property interest and accordingly, the contingent attorney fees paid to Mr.
The appellate court held that the correct amount of included income was the settlement minus the $150,000 attorney fee.
provisions for attorney fees in civil rights cases, undermining
Court-awarded attorney fees belong to "the attorneys who labored to earn them," even if there is no written fee agreement as the Rules of Professional Conduct require, the California Supreme Court concluded in a case of first impression.
Even though policy implications support attorney fee awards, policy
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Tenant's counsel submitted that the application for attorney's fees by the landlord, which was in the form of affidavits, was improper inasmuch as it sought an award of attorney fees without a hearing.
Since the courts are split as to treatment of contingent attorney fees and the issue is significant due to the popularity of class action lawsuits with such fee arrangements, the U.
First, the case provides authority for excluding a contingent attorney fee and associated interest portion of an award.
The service did allow Kenseth to deduct the $91,800 contingent attorney fee as a miscellaneous itemized deduction.