Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases from Professor Shaun Martin at the University of San Diego School of Law.
Thursday, July 01, 2010
Mundy v. Neal (Cal. Ct. App. - June 30, 2010)
You've got to try to settle the dispute before you file a lawsuit if you want attorney's fees. Even if a fee award is mandatory. At least if your lawsuit requests relief that the defendant can voluntarily provide after you file your lawsuit (e.g., constructing that handicapped-accessible space).