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.