Tag Attorneys fees

Missing the FOIA Statutory Response Deadline Could Cost You 

The Fourth District Illinois Appellate Court recently heard a FOIA case pertaining to attorney fees, Martinez v. City of Springfield, 2022 IL App (4th) 210290. Plaintiff, Freddy Martinez, filed a complaint against the City of Springfield and the Springfield Police… Continue Reading →

Supreme Court Holds Prisoners Must Pay Up To 25% Of Their Awards To Their Attorneys For Fees

The U.S. Supreme Court recently held that prisoners who prevail in civil rights actions may have to contribute up to 25% of their judgments to their attorneys for fees.  Murphy v. Smith, et. al., 583 U.S. ____ (Supreme Court 2018),… Continue Reading →

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