Description Date Docket #
John M. O'Quinn, P.C. v. Lexington Insurance Co.
United States Fifth Circuit
Attorney's Fees, Insurance Law
Held that an excess professional liability insurer had no duty to indemnify a law firm for its losses, in a case where the law firm paid millions of...
10/18/2018 16-20224
Harrington v. Berryhill
United States Seventh Circuit
Government Benefits, Tax Law, Attorney's Fees
Declined to hear a challenge to Treasury Offset Program regulations. A law firm ended up with nothing in legal fees because the government...
10/10/2018 17‐3179
Romero v. Provide Commerce, Inc.
United States Ninth Circuit
Class Actions, Attorney's Fees, Consumer Protection Law
Vacated an award of attorney fees but otherwise affirmed the district court's approval of a class action settlement resolving claims that an online...
10/03/2018 16-56307
Martinez v. Eatlite One, Inc.
California Court of Appeal
Attorney's Fees, Labor & Employment Law
Held that a Subway sandwich store employee who received an $11,000 jury award on her pregnancy discrimination claims was not entitled to certain...
10/03/2018 G055096
Schulz v. Jeppesen Sanderson, Inc.
California Court of Appeal
Injury & Tort Law, Attorney's Fees
Held that the trial court abused its discretion by reducing to 10 percent a law firm's contingency fee from an $18 million wrongful death settlement,...
10/02/2018 B277493
Lofton v. Wells Fargo Home Mortgage
California Court of Appeal
Attorney's Fees, Labor & Employment Law
Affirmed that a law firm that represented employees in a wage-hour case was not entitled to an award of attorney fees, because the law firm allegedly...
09/28/2018 A146282
Findleton v. Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians
California Court of Appeal
Construction, Indian Law, Attorney's Fees
Affirmed that a construction contractor was entitled to recover attorney fees he incurred in seeking to enforce his right to arbitrate a claim that an...
09/25/2018 A150444
Chacker v. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A
California Court of Appeal
Banking Law, Attorney's Fees, Property Law & Real Estate
Held that a homeowner who unsuccessfully sued to stop foreclosure was contractually required to pay the lender's attorney fees, but that the fees...
09/19/2018 B281874
Hart v. Clear Recon Corp.
California Court of Appeal
Banking Law, Attorney's Fees, Property Law & Real Estate
Reversing an attorney's fees award and holding that a mortgage company was not entitled to obtain its attorney's fees as prevailing party in a...
09/18/2018 B283221
Clemens v. New York Central Mutual Fire Insurance Co.
United States Third Circuit
Attorney's Fees
Held that it was not an abuse of discretion to deny a fee petition in its entirety when the amount requested was outrageously excessive. The Third...
09/12/2018 17-3150

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