ATTORNEYS' FEES IN PRO AMI SETTLEMENTS - MADISON COUNTY DEPT. OF HUMAN RESOURCES V. T.S.
In Madison County Dept. of Human Resources v. T.S., [Ms. 1081405, Jan. 29, 2010] __ So. 3d. __ (Ala. 2010), the legal guardian of a minor plaintiff appealed the trial court's approval of an attorney's fee award of $262,500, plus litigation expenses. The Alabama Supreme Court remanded the case with instructions for the trial court to explain its decision in awarding the attorney's fee and to articulate its reasons for that decision.