U.S. Energy Development Corp. v. CL III Funding Holding Co., L.L.C. In the Matter of WBH Energy, L.P.)

Case Type:
Business
Case Status:
Affirmed
Citation:
17-50217 (5th Circuit, Jan 10,2018) Not Published
Tag(s):
Ruling:
Lower Court's affirmed. Appellant is not entitled to attorneys' fees because it was not a "prevailing party" as required under the applicable documents.
Procedural context:
Appeal from the USDC for the Western District of Texas
Facts:
Appellant was a party to an agreement that provided for attorneys' fees to the prevailing party in the event legal proceeds were brought to enforce any financial obligation of a party to the agreement. The legal proceedings brought by Appellant did not qualify under the terms of the agreement.
Judge(s):
Higginbotham, Jones and Graves

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