Attorneys’ Fees

:: Eleventh Circuit Holds That ERISA Does Not Authorize Fee Award For “Pre-Litigation Administrative Proceedings”

This court has not decided previously the question of whether ERISA provides for an award of attorney’s fees and costs incurred in pre-litigation administrative proceedings. However, six other circuit courts of appeals have considered the question. All six have determined that, as a matter of law, ERISA does not provide for such an award. Lisa …

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