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Lawmakers to Make Another Run at Capping Claimants' Attorney Fees

By J. Todd Foster (Reporter)

Thursday, November 9, 2017 | 866 | 0 | 1300 min read

A month after saying a nearly double-digit rate decrease would preclude the need to regulate claimants’ attorney fees in 2018, a lawmaker has revived legislation that would cap those fees at $150 an hour. House Commerce Committee Chairman Rep. Jim Boyd, R-Bradenton, will bring up Proposed Committee Bill 18-01 for consideration when the committee meets at 1 p.m. Tuesday. The proposed bill, which mostly mirrors House Bill 7085 from the last session, would allow judges to award claimants’ attorneys an hourly fee of up to $150 if they qualify for payment outside the statutory fe...

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