There can be no disputing that in decisions rendered in Florida and elsewhere, trial courts take into consideration the attorneys' fees paid by a nonprevailing party in determining the reasonableness of the fees sought by a prevailing party
In addition, a prevailing party
may be entitled to post-judgment interest, which will be at a higher rate than what is commercially reasonable and will accrue throughout the appeal.
Only a plaintiff who secures a judgment on the merits or a court-ordered consent decree is a prevailing party
This article provides an outline summarizing the pleading and procedural requirements for the recovery of attorneys' fees pursuant to a foreign prevailing party
attorneys' fee statute.
38) the Alaska Supreme Court held that it was manifestly unreasonable to award full attorneys' fees to a prevailing party
automatically, unless the losing claim or defense had been brought in bad faith.
Currently, it is somewhat rare for the prevailing party
to actually seek fees.
83) Tables 2 and 3 indicate that the prevailing party
, case category, and district are all associated with fee denials.
Under the statute, a prevailing party
can recover costs for "making copies.
A further limitation exists with respect to the finding of jurisdiction under Section 285: a party must be a prevailing party
in order to invoke its jurisdiction.
As the prevailing party
in the initial case, Google was able to seek recovery of costs.
In Buckhannon, the Supreme Court rejected the "catalyst theory" as a basis for finding prevailing party
status and awarding attorneys' fees under the Federal Housing Amendments Act (42 U.
49 for damages in recognition that NDS were found sole prevailing party
and vindicated of all allegations of piracy.