Because of the new reforms, plaintiffs' attorneys' fees
will be paid as a percentage of the recovery, as in most personal injury cases.
Inasmuch as America does not have a "loser pays" tradition on attorneys' fees
, the Supreme Court has helpfully placed a multitude of roadblocks in front of libel plaintiffs to keep them from raiding media treasuries.
In this case, each lot owner happily received $500 from the company for discriminatory pricing; they later discovered that as owners of the uninsured district, they were on the hook for millions in attorneys' fees
. Consumers can ill-afford such protection rackets.
CERCLA includes attorneys' fees
because the primary enforcement
. Before passage of the HCPA (1986), the EAHCA did not specifically address the issue of attorneys' fees
Plaintiff ultimately aims to assert a breach of contract claim against defendant and is concerned that, because both her current and potential future claims relate to the enrollment contract, she will be obligated to pay the attorneys' fees
and costs of defendant, regardless of which party is ultimately victorious.
This article discusses the relationship between Rule 9.400(b) and Rule 9.600(c)(1)--that is, the relationship between final attorneys' fees
and temporary attorneys' fees
In Ferman, the SJC took this "logical next step," and held that "a plaintiff prevails for purposes of an award of attorneys' fees
under the Wage Act when his or her suit [is] a necessary and important factor in causing the defendant to provide a material portion of the relief demanded in the plaintiff's complaint."
At the time, Vogel also denied the parents' request for attorneys' fees
as the prevailing parties in the lawsuit, setting the stage for their instant motion to "modify or suspend" that portion of the ruling.
Where a debtor agreed to pay attorneys' fees
incurred in attempts to recover money owed under a loan in a contract signed prior to his filing for bankruptcy, the creditor was entitled to recover attorneys' fees
that were incurred after the bankruptcy petition was filed.
After "many" billing hours and litigation expenses, the commission granted retroactive home health care compensation but refused to grant attorneys' fees
associated with the additional award.
In a regulatory filing, Wells Fargo said "An internal review of the Company's use of a mortgage loan modification underwriting tool identified a calculation error regarding foreclosure attorneys' fees
affecting certain accounts that were in the foreclosure process between April 13, 2010, and October 2, 2015, when the error was corrected.