Fees/Costs Need Not Bear Relation to Recovery

When Can You Recover Them and How? Costs Under 28 USC 1920, Expert Witness Fees, and Other Non-Damage Awards;
Recoverable Costs Are Governed by 28 USC 1920 however Expert Witness Fees Are Not. There are various non-damage awards that you need to understand and how to seek them.
David A. Szwak

Fees/Costs Need Not Bear Relation to Recovery

Postby David A. Szwak » Sun Nov 06, 2005 10:30 pm

Calculation of fees in terms of hours of service is the fairest and most manageable approach to awards of attorney's fees under FCRA and the fact that attorney's fees calculated on an hourly rate basis exceeded plaintiff's actual damages in action against credit reporting agency did not require reduction of fees on theory that fees should be calculated on contingent basis. Bryant v. TRW, Inc., 689 F.2d 72 (6th Cir. 1982) [Mich.].

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