Attorney Fees and Nominal Damages

, New York Law Journal

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Bruce J. Turkle, a partner at Phillips Nizer, reviews a recent decision in which the court awarded plaintiff in excess of $34,000 in attorney fees and costs despite granting him only $1 in damages, thus recognizing that a party may be deemed to have 'prevailed' despite being denied meaningful compensatory damages.

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