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Bill M. v. Nebraska Dep't of Health and Human Serv., No. 08-2586

By FindLaw Staff on July 02, 2009 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

In a dispute involving attorney's fees, district court judgment is affirmed where the district court properly denied the plaintiffs' request for attorneys' fees under the applicable federal fee-shifting statutes, as the parties' settlement agreement did not require the court's approval, incorporation in a court order, or retention of jurisdiction for future oversight and enforcement and thus lacked the necessary judicial imprimatur to confer upon the plaintiffs prevailing party status. 

Read Bill M. v. Nebraska Dep't of Health and Human Serv., No. 08-2586

Appellate Information
Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Nebraska.
Submitted: March 9, 2009
Filed: July 2, 2009

Before WOLLMAN, BRIGHT, and COLLOTON, Circuit Judges.
Opinion by COLLOTON, Circuit Judge.

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