Can I reject, argue against Lawyer recover Attorney Fees on the ground that the B.B.B. complaint was filed, but Party careless?

Asked 5 months ago - Orlando, FL

If a Plaintiff complaint against a Party through Better Business Bureau, but the Party took it for joke, did not serious about prior before Plaintiff file case in court against that Party, can the Plaintiff argued that in court, that the Party careless, negligent, refused to settle matter lead Plaintiff to seem relief in court on the ground that Plaintiff believe wronged him?

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  1. Robert Kenneth Tucker II

    Contributor Level 11


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    Answered . There are specific pleadings your attorney can file in an effort to obtain attorney's fees and costs on top of any eventual jury award. Other than that, unless there is a contract between you and the defendant that states the prevailing party is entitled to attorney's fees, the damages in most civil actions in Florida include attorney's fees and costs as part of the total award and will then be deducted pursuant to the Retainer Agreement you signed when you retained your attorney. Good Luck!

  2. Gary Ralph Ilmanen

    Contributor Level 19


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    Answered . None of that has anything to do with recovery of attorney fees.

    I am an Attorney-at-Law, licensed to practice law only in the state of California. Unless we have both signed a... more
  3. Michael Charles Doland

    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . The BBB is a totally amateur and voluntary organization and no inference can be taken from refusing to participate in any BBB inquiry or proceeding.

    The above is general legal and business analysis. It is not "legal advice" but analysis, and different lawyers may... more

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