$1.5M Attys' Fee Award To Former Fla. Exec Nixed

Law360, Miami (January 29, 2014, 5:30 PM EST) -- A Florida appeals court on Wednesday reversed a $1.5 million attorneys' fee award, saying the co-founder of a call center company, who recovered more than $10 million from the company and his business partner for violating employment and business agreements, had failed to prove that claims against the defendants were inextricably intertwined.

The three-judge panel from the Fourth District Court of Appeal said that the trial court improperly granted legal fees for some claims that did not include a basis for such awards because plaintiff Allerd...
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