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Bad faith motion for attorney fees denied in Lauer v. Credit Control Services - Utah Lawyer Liability
In a recent decision, a Utah federal district judge denied a defendant’s bad faith motion for attorney fees arising out of claims brought by the plaintiff. In Lauer v. Credit Control Services, the court was asked to determine whether the plaintiff filed his claims in bad faith, as well as whether defendant was entitled to attorney fees under either 15 U.S.C. § 1692k(a)(3) or 28 U.S.C. § 1927. Ultimately, the court ruled that “[b]ecause the entirety of [plaintiff’s] action was …