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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Fondly referred to by the plaintiffs bar as the "pot of gold at the end of the rainbow," the attorneys' fee provision entitled many attorneys in the past to an amount over and above the recovery record.
Robinson (1984), which held that attorneys' fees were not available to parents prevailing in special education lawsuits, was widely viewed as undercutting the opportunities of parents to dispute school decisions concerning handicapped children.
7) As a result of the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004, attorneys' fees and court costs paid by, or on behalf of, a taxpayer in connection with any action involving a claim of unlawful discrimination (8) are deductible in computing adjusted gross income and for alternative minimum tax purposes if paid after October 22, 2004.
Paragraph 19 of the REBNY form office lease refers to landlord's right to recover attorneys' fees.
If the award does not indicate whether the claimant prevailed on his or her statutory claim, the trial court may ask the panel to state whether the claimant prevailed on that claim, so that the court can determine whether the claimant is entitled to prevailing party attorneys' fees under the act.
penalties and attorneys' fees totalling $19,581, Washington Chemical announced today.
However, the Court did not address cases involving court-awarded attorneys' fees.
In his Island Hoppers concurrence, Judge Gross stated that "the rule requiring an independent `expert' in every attorneys' fee case rests on shaky theoretical grounds.
In Green, the plaintiff sued the defendant under a "Declaration of Covenants," which included an attorneys' fee provision.
As such, the trial court enters a total attorneys' fee award of $4,000 for Mr.
Admittedly, the facts in many of these attorneys' fee cases vary dramatically.
Before a motion for appellate attorneys' fees will even be considered by a Florida appellate court, let alone granted, it must comply with the procedural requirements of Fla.