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Attorney’s fees issue scuttles Rule 68 offer (access required)

Settlement discussions in the wake of a Rule 68 offer of judgment broke down over attorney’s fees, prompting a Richmond federal court to reject the plaintiff’s attempt to accept the offer. Controversy over the Rule 68 offer in a copyright suit over home décor artwork centered on whether the $100,000 the defendant offered included attorney’s fees. ...