However, the appellate court said, the converse also was true: When a party was "not contractually obligated" to pay the lawyer or was obligated to pay the lawyer less than market rate, "the party may still recover a reasonable fee
" under a fee-shifting statute.
Plan fiduciaries are given the benefit of the doubt when they apply best practices and document their monitoring process to select service providers, share classes, and funds, replace poorly per forming funds, and negotiate reasonable fees
paid with plan assets.
If, however, testimony is elicited that reasonably may be considered to be opinions based on specialized skill and knowledge that fall within Federal Rule of Evidence 702, then the physician may properly be characterized as an expert witness and is entitled to a reasonable fee
for time spent in responding to discovery."
However, if the organization's policy calls for prepayment of reasonable fees
for copying and postage, it must provide the copies within 30 days of receiving same.
Often legitimate claims are not made because there isn't enough money involved to pay a claimant's attorney a reasonable fee
. If we adopted a loser pays system, defendants in the wrong would not only pay up, but they would pay up quickly in order to avoid incurring legal expenses of their own.
Despite winning a Premier League-Champions League double, United boss Sir Alex Ferguson wants a powerful striker - and Santa Cruz would carry a more reasonable fee
than Spurs' pounds 30m-rated Dimitar Berbatov.
Up to July 12, it has always been the rule that the legislature may set a guideline for determining the amount of a reasonable fee
, but it was always up to the courts to increase or decrease the fee based upon the factors contained in Rule 4-1.5(b).
The attorney general is allowed to charge a reasonable fee
for the registration.
CHELSEA are ready to sell flop striker Adrian Mutu, with Juventus in talks about taking the Romanian back to Serie A either on loan or for a reasonable fee
Adders manager Ron Bradbury said: ''We'll want a reasonable fee
but no way will we price him out of the market.''
The trial court quite sensibly rejected this claim on the ground that the contingent-fee agreement the attorney had with his client set the upper limit of a reasonable fee
. A unanimous New Jersey Supreme Court disagreed.
"Barry Town are happy to pay a fair and reasonable fee
for use of Jenner Park - and we are happy to allow other teams the use of our changing rooms and stand in return for a fair and reasonable fee