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Misener Marine Constr., Inc. v. Norfolk Dredging Co., No. 09-10083

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By FindLaw Staff on January 22, 2010 1:16 PM

In an action arising out of a dredging contract dispute, a district court's order denying attorney's fees to defendant-counterclaimant is affirmed where the American Rule barring the shifting of attorneys' fees was a characteristic feature of maritime law, which governed the interpretation of the contract between the parties.

Read Misener Marine Constr., Inc. v. Norfolk Dredging Co., No. 09-10083

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Filed January 21, 2010

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