"To get from the agreed principal amount of $75,739.91 to the confessed judgment amount of $117,500.00, attorney's fees
and interest would necessarily be included in the confessed judgment.
The Court of Appeals had found that Superior Court Judge Alan Thornburg improperly awarded additional attorney's fees
to the attorneys who represented Keith Saunders, who suffered "debilitating injuries" to his back while on the job in 2010, before the commission on his worker's comp claim.
To avoid this economic bar to court access, many contracts contain a prevailing party attorney's fee
clause that requires the loser to pay the winner's attorney's fees
in addition to any principal damages.
Each plaintiff would include only the portion of the attorney's fees
allocable to that plaintiff in his tax return.
Octane had requested $2,486,578.50 in attorney's fees
and $362,582.95 in expenses.
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." (47) But the appellate attorney located a different case analyzing a jury-determined attorneys' fee award proven through use of the lodestar method, thus demonstrating that the El Apple court's approval of the lodestar method was not the equivalent of holding that the amount of attorneys' fees is for the court to decide.
McKesson sought to recoup attorney's fees
spent during the decades-long pursuit.
Ibawas na lang natin sa attorney's fees
na binabayad-bayad ko sayo," Villa said.
On appeal, the District argued that Abdo was only entitled to a single award of attorney's fees
for all three properties because the underlying lawsuit constituted only a single appeal.
Likewise, in the federal reporters, numerous courts have struggled to resolve the "stylistic dilemma of whether to use 'attorney fees,' 'attorneys fees,' 'attorney's fees
,' or 'attorneys' fees'.
In March 2008, he filed a complaint to recover overtime compensation, damages and attorney's fees
section 1132(g)(1) to clarify that a court, in its discretion, may now grant a party's motion for attorney's fees
when the party has achieved "some degree of success on the merits" in his or her case.