Attorneys' Fees

  • APPELLATE ATTORNEY’S FEES AND THE SIGNIFICANT ISSUES TEST

    … The significant issues test to determine the prevailing party in construction lien actions (which, by the way, also applies to breach of contract actions) applies to appellate attorney’s fees too! Under this test, the trial court has discretion to determine which party prevailed on the significant issues of the case for purposes of attorney’s…

    Florida Construction Legal Updates- 15 readers -
  • NEW EBOOK: INNOVATIVE ATTORNEY’S FEE ARRANGEMENTS

    …. This new ebook discusses Innovative Attorney’s Fee Arrangements. It can be obtained from Amazon, iTunes, or Nook. Please contact David Adelstein at dadelstein@gmail.com or (954) 361-4720 if you have questions or would like more information regarding this article. You can follow David Adelstein on Twitter @DavidAdelstein1. This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged attorney's fee arrangements, attorneys' fees, construction disputes by David Adelstein. Bookmark the permalink.…

    Florida Construction Legal Updates- 11 readers -
  • CGL INSURER LIABLE FOR ATTORNEY’S FEES JUDGMENT AGAINST INSURED

    … decision, Mid-Continent Casualty Co. v. Treace, 41 Fla. L. Weekly D60c (Fla. 5th DCA 2015), an owner obtained a judgment against its contractor in a construction defect case. The court then entered a judgment for attorney’s fees and costs in favor of the owner. The owner then initiated a proceeding against the contractor’s CGL insurer to recover…

    Florida Construction Legal Updates- 9 readers -
  • Alice Bounces eDekka Patent In East Texas

    … 21, 2015, the judge granted the defense motions in their entirety. Then today, September 22, 2015, he issued an order directing non–settling defendants who had filed successful motions to dismiss to collectively brief whether they were entitled to attorneys’ fees under the “exceptional case” standard of 35 U.S.C. § 285. Of course, asking…

    David Swetnam Burland/ Brann & Isaacson- 13 readers -
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