Tag Archives: attorney fees

Court of Appeals rules state must pay attorneys’ fees

The state’s highest court has ruled that the attorneys for a former state trooper who won a lawsuit against the state can collect their fees and expenses from the state. “This now opens the courthouse door for employees of the ...

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Attorneys seek $167,000 in fees in federal case

Sultan Malik, left, and attorney Glenn Miller. (Bennett Loudon)

Attorneys for a Brooklyn man who won a civil suit in April against two prison guards who beat him are seeking about $167,000 in fees and expenses from the defendants. Sultan Malik, 37, was awarded $400,000 by a federal jury ...

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Xerox must pay $4.9 million attorneys’ fees

A federal judge has ordered Xerox Corp. to pay attorneys’ fees of $4.9 million — almost $3 million less than the amount originally sought. In the underlying case, a group of about 100 Xerox workers sued the company under the ...

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‘Loser pays’ legislation filed in Texas

Two tort reform bills aimed at implementing a "loser pays" system in Texas have been filed in the state legislature. The Senate bill, S.B. 13, filed by Houston Republican Sen. Joan Huffman, would allow the prevailing party in certain actions to recover attorney fees.

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Sept. 11 health bill caps attorney fees

(Dolan Media Newswires) — Legislation approved by Congress to provide health care to first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks includes a measure that caps attorney fees at 10 percent of the claimant’s compensation.

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Attorney Fees: Shields v. Carbone

Appellate Division, Third Department Attorney Fees Retainer Agreements — Bail Proceeds Shields v. Carbone 508485 Appealed from Supreme Court, Delaware County Background: The defendant Richard M. Carbone was arrested and charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the ...

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