Fox v. Vice

ATTORNEYS' FEES — Frivolous Claims

New Jersey Law Journal


Section 1988 allows a defendant to recover reasonable attorneys' fees incurred because of, but only because of, a frivolous claim; i.e., to receive only the portion of the fees that the defendant would not have paid but for the frivolous claim.

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