3 Cited authorities

  1. Jones v. Regions Bank

    25 So. 3d 427 (Ala. 2009)   Cited 46 times
    Noting that “[i]t is well settled that ‘ “Alabama follows the ‘American rule,’ whereby attorney fees may be recovered if they are provided for by statute or by contract or if they are called for by special equity, such as in proceedings where the attorney's efforts create a ‘common fund’ out of which fees may be paid” ' ” (quoting City of Bessemer v. McClain, 957 So.2d 1061, 1078 (Ala.2006), quoting in turn Battle v. City of Birmingham, 656 So.2d 344, 347 (Ala.1995))
  2. Matter of Coxson

    43 F.3d 189 (5th Cir. 1995)   Cited 55 times
    Holding that because chapter 13 debtors, who were plaintiffs in adversary proceedings, raised their TILA claim defensively against a secured creditor, the TILA claim was not barred by the one-year statute of limitations
  3. Lapeyrouse Grain Corp. v. Tallant

    439 So. 2d 105 (Ala. 1983)   Cited 30 times
    Observing that the statute allowing prejudgment interest on damages for breach of contract "has been part of Alabama law since 1852"