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Anderson v. AB Painting and Sandblasting, No. 08-2102

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By FindLaw Staff on August 21, 2009 2:47 PM

In an ERISA benefit plan case, judgment reducing an award of plaintiff's attorney's fees on grounds that it was disproportionate to the damages claimed is reversed and remanded where, in the context of comparison between a plaintiff's damages and his attorney's fees, the notion that the fees must be calculated proportionally to damages is rejected. 

Read Anderson v. AB Painting and Sandblasting, No. 08-2102


Appellate Information

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division.
Argued February 20, 2009
Decided August 20, 2009


Before BauerManion, and Sykes, Circuit Judges 
Opinion by Bauer, Circuit Judge.

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