Gonzalez v. Thacker

"Claimant" really does mean "Plaintiff"


The Gonzalez case has now reversed an earlier decision and established that claimant, for purposes of Idaho Code 12-120(4) can only mean plaintiff.

Prior Idaho case law held that a defendant could be entitled to statutory attorney fees from the plaintiff even where it was determined that the defendant was 100% liable for causing the damages Plaintiff claimed.

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Reference Info:Decision | State, 9th Circuit, Idaho | United States

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