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St. Bernard Parish v. Lafarge North America, Inc.
United States Fifth Circuit
Injury & Tort Law, Attorney's Fees
Held that an attorney could not intervene in a personal injury lawsuit to pursue his fees and expenses, after having earlier withdrawn from the case....
02/01/2019 18-30029
In re marriage of Perow and Uzelac
California Court of Appeal
Sanctions, Attorney's Fees, Family Law
Affirmed an award of sanctions in the form of attorney fees in a marital dissolution proceeding. Addressed a procedural issue related to bringing a...
01/31/2019 B283457
Cohen v. TNP 2008 Participating Notes Program, LLC
California Court of Appeal
Attorney's Fees, Dispute Resolution & Arbitration
Held that an arbitrator did not exceed his authority by denying attorney fees to a party that prevailed in an arbitration, under the particular...
01/29/2019 B266702
Linton v. County of Contra Costa
California Court of Appeal
Injury & Tort Law, Attorney's Fees
Affirmed an order denying a plaintiff's request for attorney fees. She contended that she was entitled to fees based on the defendants' acceptance of...
01/23/2019 A153188
In re Volkswagen Clean Diesel Litigation
United States Ninth Circuit
Product Liability, Attorney's Fees
Affirmed an order denying more than 240 motions for attorney fees filed by non-class counsel following a settlement reached in a product liability...
01/22/2019 17-16020
Conservatorship of Ribal
California Court of Appeal
Probate, Trusts & Estates, Attorney's Fees
Held that a conservator's motion for certain attorney fees was untimely, in a case where she had sued an individual seeking return of conservatorship...
01/18/2019 G056105
Pont v. Pont
California Court of Appeal
Attorney's Fees, Family Law
Held that a former husband was entitled to an attorney fee award when he prevailed in his former wife's lawsuit alleging that he siphoned some of the...
01/16/2019 B284064
Culbertson v. Berryhill
United States Supreme Court
Attorney's Fees, Government Benefits
Held that the Social Security Act's 25 percent cap on attorney fees applies only to fees for court representation. The lower court erroneously applied...
01/08/2019 17–773
Ibrahim v. US Department of Homeland Security
United States Ninth Circuit
Civil Rights, Transportation, Attorney's Fees
In an en banc ruling, clarified the standards applicable to awards of attorney fees under the Equal Access to Justice Act. Remanded for recalculation...
01/02/2019 14-16161
Stratton v. Beck
California Court of Appeal
Attorney's Fees, Labor & Employment Law
Affirmed an attorney fee award in a case involving a dispute over unpaid wages.
01/02/2019 B287001

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