prevailing party

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Noun1.prevailing party - the party in a lawsuit who obtains a judgment in their own favor
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
litigant, litigator - (law) a party to a lawsuit; someone involved in litigation; "plaintiffs and defendants are both litigants"
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70 percent haircut Nelson said that the employees were the prevailing party since they received some benefit from the case.
We concluded by observing that commercial parties that refuse to comply with an arbitrators decision presumptively must pay the attorneys fees that the prevailing party incurs in enforcement proceedings, in both the district court and the court of appeals.
Chromebooks be ordered immediately after final award to the prevailing party.
In a motion seeking attorney fees, UO officials said they rarely seek prevailing party fees but that the players "pursued claims that lacked any reasonable basis in law or fact, which forced the university to waste considerable public resources.
Nowadays, the fight over attorneys' fees and costs due a prevailing party at the end of litigation can be just as contentious--and consequential to the parties--as any single piece of the litigation itself.
While the world's largest retailer has an unending supply of time and money to engage in such obstructive tactics, the unwitting casualties of Walmart's recidivistic abuse are both the Court and the prevailing party to the unanimous jury verdict, Cuker Interactive.
Maggie, as the prevailing party, filed a Motion for Execution of the Court of Appeals Decision before the Regional Trial Court.
An Idaho District Judge decided that Teton County should pay the attorney's fees to the prevailing party in a recent lawsuit.
Because the abortion providers were the prevailing party in the federal lawsuit, the court has allowed the Center for Reproductive Rights and other attorneys who worked on the case to ask to recover costs for the lawsuit.
One is when the parties have entered into a contract or other written agreement (like a condominium association agreement) that specifies that the prevailing party in any litigation is entitled to recover their attorneys' fees.
In denying EAJA fees, Judge Rae said the company was not a prevailing party.
In her ruling, she noted that, "The court in exceptional cases may award reasonable attorney fees to the prevailing party.