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Attorney’s Fees Trimmed After Rule 68 Offer (access required)

A plaintiff who initially demanded over $100,000 from a mortgage servicer that allegedly violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act by failing to investigate plaintiff’s alleged delinquency, but who then accepted defendant’s Rule 68 Offer of Judgment for $5,000, is awarded attorney’s fees of $33,719, reduced by 40 percent from plaintiff’s requested fees, and excluding fees ...