Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Supreme Court issues opinion on federal cap on attorneys' fees

The US Supreme Court recently issued its opinion in Culbertson v. Berryhill holding that a federal law imposing 25 percent cap on attorney’s fees in Social Security cases applies only to fees relating to court proceedings rather than all fees incurred. 

You can read the opinion here.

The SCotUS blog has a comment on the opinion go here, a comment on the oral argument here and more documents and links here.

Courthouse News has a short summary here.

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