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Voluntary Dismissals’ Impact on Attorney’s Fee Provisions in California Contracts

Many contracts provide that in the event of a lawsuit the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover its reasonable attorney’s fees.  One would naturally think that the defendant is the prevailing party when a lawsuit has been dismissed.  This common-sense assumption can lead to unfortunate errors in legal strategy, however. Section 1717(b)(2) of the […]