The Georgia Supreme Court ruled that under the offer of judgment statute a plaintiff seeking an award in attorney fees must base this on more than a contingency agreement.
Litigation Partner Laurie Webb Daniel, who is fighting a multimillion-dollar fee award in another case, approved of the decision. She said, "In general, I think people seeking fees under this statute need to submit evidence of the time they invested in the case during the relevant time period."
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