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Push continues to increase filing fees

A proposal to increase the fees charged filers of small-claims lawsuits could help county clerks around the state fill budgetary holes resulting from a fairly recent change to the claims limit on civil cases.

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Attorney cuts out GOP clients over fees cap bill (UPDATE)

By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) – An attorney known as the country’s king of lemon law litigation said Friday that he will no longer represent Wisconsin Republicans because he’s disgusted with a bill working its way through the Legislature that would cap lawyer fees. Vince Megna told The Associated Press that he already has turned down one ...

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Senate passes bill restricting attorney fees (UPDATE)

By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) – The Wisconsin state Senate passed a measure Thursday that attempts to limit the amount of fees attorneys can collect when damages are awarded to consumers who have been harmed. The Republican-backed bill, as originally introduced, would have capped attorneys’ fees at no more than three times the amount of damages when ...

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Pay phone owner pleads guilty to $4M in robocalls (UPDATE)

By JESSICA GRESKO Associated Press GREENBELT, Md. (AP) – A businessman pleaded guilty Tuesday to rigging pay phones he owned to robotically call toll-free numbers repeatedly so he could collect the 50-cent fee owed for each call, illegally racking up $4 million. Nicolaos Kantartzis acknowledged using more than 100 pay phones he controlled in the Washington area to make phantom ...

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ABA clarifies fee guidelines

An American Bar Association committee is spelling out when it’s reasonable for lawyers to change a client’s fee terms during representation.

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