The Coastal Bank v. Martin et al

Filing 84

ORDER that the Plaintiff shall have twenty-one days from the date of this order to brief this Court on the appropriate award of costs and reasonable attorneys' fees. Defendants shall have fourteen days to respond. Any reply briefs shall be properly noticed and filed accordingly to this district's local rules. Signed by Judge William T. Moore, Jr on 1/11/18. (jrb)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT CqSTE^. COURT THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF GEOgg^ern District of Qa. SAVANNAH DIVISION Filed in Office t \ w M-LS AMERIS BANK, Deputy Cle Plaintiff Counter- and Defendant, CASE NO. CV414-038 V G. GLEN MARTIN and ARTHUR G. SCANLAN, Defendants and Counter- Plaintiffs. ORDER The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed this Court's award of summary judgment in favor of Plaintiff. (Doc. 81.) In addition, Defendants' claims the were Eleventh "clearly Circuit frivolous concluded in the that face of establish law and clear facts." (Id. at 12 (quoting Parker v. Am. Traffic Solutions, Inc., 835 F.3d 1363, 1371 (11th Cir. 2016))). As a result, the Eleventh Circuit awarded Plaintiff its "costs and reasonable attorneys' fees incurred to defend this appeal," and ordered that Defendants' counsel be held jointly and severally liable. (Id. at 13.) The Eleventh Circuit remanded the case to this Court "for further proceedings to determine costs and reasonable attorneys' fees attributable to Defendant's

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