Tag Archives: Attorney's Fees & Costs

Judge Grants $71k in Legal Fees in FDCPA Case

A District Court judge in New Jersey has granted a plaintiff’s motion for more than $71,000 in attorney’s fees — exactly what the plaintiff was asking for — after the plaintiff agreed to an offer of judgment in a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act case. A copy of the ruling …

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Judge Lowers Attorney’s Fees by 50% in FDCPA Case

A District Court judge in Missouri has lowered the attorney’s fees awarded in a Fair Debt Collection Practices Act case by 50%, ruling that a “hyper-technical” violation of the statute that led a jury to award the plaintiff $200 in damages was fair and reasonable. A copy of the ruling …

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