Adams v. Franchise Finance Corp. of America

Summary

Adams v. Franchise Finance Corp. of America, 689 So.2d 572 (3rd Circuit) , LA ,   1997,   Report Type: N/A

Appellate Panel :

N/A

Trial Type :

judge

Trial Judge :

N/A

Trial Court :

N/A

Plaintiff's Lawyer :

N/A

Defendant's Lawyer :

N/A

Injuries

attorney's fees

Tissue :

N/A

Did Plaintiff Have Surgery? :

n/a

Treatment Length :

N/A

Pre-existing Conditions :

N/A

Award change on appeal:

unchanged

Damages

General Damages :

$0

Past Medicals :

$0

Future Medicals :

$0

Past wages :

$0

Future wages :

$0

Loss of Consortium :

$0

Other Damages :

$43,000

Total :

$43,000

Case Details

Suit Reason :

Suit brought for a contingency fee contract related cause of action.

Award Reason :

Court of Appeal affirmed the award of $43,000 in attorney's fees despite noting that it generally rejects awards of fees on contingency contracts because the facts were complicated and confusing.