Originally published in The Daily Journal on 2/6/13.
Last month, the state Supreme Court granted review of the question, “Is the party who obtains the dismissal of a contract action entirely on procedural grounds...more
The California Supreme Court is reviewing the following question: "Is a party who obtains the dismissal of a contract action entirely on procedural grounds entitled to an award of attorney fees under Civil Code section 1717...more
In Florida, in the absence of a written “prevailing party” clause in a contract or another such contractual basis for fees, prevailing civil litigants generally may recover their attorneys fees from non-prevailing parties...more
In Douglas E. Barnhart Inc. v. CMC Fabricators Inc., 2012 DJDAR 15717 (2012), the California Court of Appeal for the Fourth Appellate District decided a unique and interesting claim for attorney fees arising from the alleged...more