Resource Center


General Rules on Attorney Fees


  • The American Rule

  • Lodestar/Multiplier

  • Fee-Shifting Statutes

  • Attorney Fee Market Rates

  • Contract

  • Reasonableness Review

  • Tort

  • Necessary Attorney Fees Review

  • Attorney Fee Agreements

  • Mandatory Attorney Fee Arbitration

  • Quantum Meruit

  • Forfeiture of Attorney Fees

  • Sanctions

  • Attorney-General Doctrine

  • Allocations



General Principles of Insurance Coverage / Bad Faith


  • Insurance Coverage

  • Duty to Investigate

  • Duty to Defend

  • Duty to Settle

  • Duty to Indemnify

  • Damages

  • Insurance Bad Faith



Reading and Analyzing Your Legal Bill


  • Check your Attorney

  • Los Angeles Law Library

  • State Bar of California

  • State of California

  • Los Angeles Superior Court