A while back, Justice Edmunds wrote a post that did a deep dive into what it means for the state’s jurisprudence when a case is “affirmed without precedential value.” Matt followed that up with discussion of a Business Court opinion in which Judge Gale concluded that a Court of Appeals opinion that is “affirmed without precedential value” is not binding authority in subsequent cases, but rather has only persuasive value. … Continue Reading
If you were entitled to attorneys’ fees for trial-level work in a Chapter 75 case, you are entitled to attorneys’ fees for appellate-level work as well. The Court of Appeals reaffirmed this simple principle this morning in Faucette v. 6303 Carmel Road, LLC.
“The purpose of attorneys fees in Chapter 75 . . . is to encourage private enforcement of Chapter 75.” … Continue Reading