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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I will remain a vocal proponent of measures that stem AOB abuse and protects consumers from the abusive tactics exhibited by bad actors who exploit Florida's unique attorney fee structure," Florida Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier said after the passage of a bill by a Florida House committee last week.
(19) Under [section] 552(a)(4)(E)(i) of FOIA, "[t]he court may assess against the United States reasonable attorney fees and other litigation costs ...
A state appeals panel has ordered a lower-court judge to reconsider whether the Kern Community College District in Bakersfield, Calif., must pay $167,202 in attorney fees to a quadriplegic faculty member who won a $37,000 compensatory damage award for disability discrimination.
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." The premier issue reported on attorney fees in 37 class actions.
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
The precise amount B must recover to avoid paying A's attorney fees depends upon the relevant statutory language.
Resolution of future nonlitigation attorney fee awards in private
Concepts like mediation, arbitration and attorney fee shifting are firmly established in the world of construction and design contracting, and are contained in almost every form contract.
The district court approved the settlement on behalf of the class, but reduced the pro- posed attorney fee and incentive awards.
The Supreme Court also stated that its ruling on contingent attorney fee cases is not altered by state laws that confer special rights or protection on the attorney as long as the special rights do not alter the principal-agent character of the attorney-client relationship to a partnership arrangement.
The trial court granted the attorneys summary judgment, concluding that Flannery was not entitled to the attorney fee award and that there had been no malpractice.