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ATTORNEY FEES

Administrative Hearings Office, workers' compensation hearings, Minn. Statutes 2012 176.081

Adoption

Adoptive parents, payment, Minn. Statutes 2012 259.65

Birth parent legal fees, payment by adoptive parents, Minn. Statutes 2012 259.47

Minor unmarried parents, counties, payment, Minn. Statutes 2012 259.24

Agents, see under CORPORATIONS

Agriculture Department

Agricultural chemicals, administrative penalties, Minn. Statutes 2012 18D.315

Contracts, Minn. Statutes 2012 17.94, 2012 17.9441

Alcoholic beverages, beer brewers, wholesalers, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 325B.08

Animals

Consumers' rights violations, Minn. Statutes 2012 325F.791

Destroyed animals, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 35.95

Appeals

Criminal cases, prosecutor appeals, Minn. Statutes 2012 611.27

Drainage systems, Minn. Statutes 2012 103E.097

Arbitration, sales representatives, termination, remedies, Minn. Statutes 2012 325E.37

Attachment, prehearing orders, bad faith motions, Minn. Statutes 2012 570.025

Attorney general

Costs, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 8.15

Private remedies, damages, Minn. Statutes 2012 8.31

Reinvest in Minnesota clean energy program, Minn. Statutes 2012 103F.518

Reinvest in Minnesota reserve program, Minn. Statutes 2012 103F.515

Representation of state officers, boards, or commissions, payment by state agency, Minn. Statutes 2012 8.06

Attorneys, claims for, client's property, retention, Minn. Statutes 2012 481.14

Barbers, licenses, Minn. Statutes 2012 154.161

Bids, construction, violations lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.721

Bills of lading, lost, stolen, or destroyed documents, bailee's fees, Minn. Statutes 2012 336.7-601

Boats and boating, titling of watercraft, indemnification, Minn. Statutes 2012 86B.830

Bond counsel, reasonable fees, Minn. Statutes 2012 481.21

Business corporations, see Attorney fees under BUSINESS CORPORATIONS

Business expenses allowed, MFIP participants, Minn. Statutes 2012 256J.37

Business subsidies, noncompliance lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 116J.994

Cable communications systems, unfair preference lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 238.18

Candidates for public office, opponents' reporting violations, petitions for equitable relief, Minn. Statutes 2012 10A.20

Cats, lawsuits regarding, Minn. Statutes 2012 35.95, 2012 325F.791

Charitable organizations, violations of rules or laws, Minn. Statutes 2012 309.57

Charitable trusts, Minn. Statutes 2012 317A.811, 2012 501B.43, 2012 501B.71

Child abuse and maltreatment reporters, lawsuits against, Minn. Statutes 2012 626.556

Child custody proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2012 518.14, 2012 518A.735, 2012 518D.312

Child support proceedings, see Attorney fees under CHILD SUPPORT

Cigarette and tobacco products taxes, lawsuits, payment by Revenue Department, Minn. Statutes 2012 297F.02

City officers and employees, reimbursement by city, Minn. Statutes 2012 465.76

Claims against the state

Contested cases, Minn. Statutes 2012 15.472

Contract claims, Minn. Statutes 2012 15.471 to 2012 15.474

Management and Budget Department, payment, duties, Minn. Statutes 2012 16A.124, 2012 16A.1245

State employees, Minn. Statutes 2012 3.736, 2012 3.7365

Claims against United States, payment, Minn. Statutes 2012 8.10

Collateral sources, adjustment for, Minn. Statutes 2012 548.251

Commerce Department, insurance examiners, libel lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 60A.031

Common interest communities, Minn. Statutes 2012 515B.3-115, 2012 515B.3-1151, 2012 515B.4-116

Condominiums, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 515A.4-115

Contempts, child support orders, Minn. Statutes 2012 588.02

Continuing education courses, inaccessibility to disabled persons, limitations, Minn. Statutes 2012 363A.43

Contracts and agreements

Contracts for deed, Minn. Statutes 2012 507.21, 2012 507.235

Credit sales contracts, Minn. Statutes 2012 47.59

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 549.01

Motor vehicle fuel franchises, Minn. Statutes 2012 80C.146, 2012 80F.17

Motor vehicle sales franchises, Minn. Statutes 2012 80E.05, 2012 80E.13, 2012 80E.17

Municipal contracts, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.345

Contracts for deed

Cancellation of purchase agreement, Minn. Statutes 2012 559.217

Recording, enforcement actions, Minn. Statutes 2012 507.235

Termination, Minn. Statutes 2012 507.21

Cooperative associations, see Attorney fees under COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATIONS

Costs and disbursements (courts)

Defined as, Minn. Statutes 2012 549.01

Preverdict, preaward, or prereport interest, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2012 549.09

County officers and employees, reimbursement, Minn. Statutes 2012 465.76

Court-appointed attorneys, carriers, health threat to others, Minn. Statutes 2012 144.4185

Credit sale contracts, finance charge violations, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 47.59

Credit service organizations, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 332.60

Crime Victims Reparations Board, proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2012 611A.58, 2012 611A.61

Currency exchanges, false advertising actions, Minn. Statutes 2012 53A.13

Dairy products, trade practices violations, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 32.74

Decedents estates, claims against, medical assistance and general assistance medical care, Minn. Statutes 2012 256B.15

Deceptive trade practices, Minn. Statutes 2012 325D.45

Definitions

Costs, Minn. Statutes 2012 549.01

Lawsuits against the state, Minn. Statutes 2012 15.471

Workers' compensation insurance, Minn. Statutes 2012 79.52

Digital signatures, recovery, collection based on suitable guaranty, Minn. Statutes 2012 325K.18

Discrimination lawsuits, motorcyclists, denial of access to places of public accommodation, Minn. Statutes 2012 604.12

Dishonored checks, lawsuits regarding, Minn. Statutes 2012 604.113

Dissolution of marriage, see Attorney fees under DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE

Documents of title, lost, stolen, or destroyed, bailee's fees, Minn. Statutes 2012 336.7-601

Dogs, lawsuits regarding, Minn. Statutes 2012 35.95, 2012 325F.791

Dram shop lawsuits, bad faith notices, Minn. Statutes 2012 340A.802

Drug and alcohol testing lawsuits, employers, lawsuits against, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.956

Elections, recounts, Minn. Statutes 2012 204C.35, 2012 204C.36

Electric companies, cogeneration and small power production, disputes, Minn. Statutes 2012 216B.164

Electronic communications, illegal access, Minn. Statutes 2012 626A.32

Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act, violations, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 299K.10

Eminent domain, see Attorney fees under EMINENT DOMAIN

Employees, see Labor and employment under this topic

Employers, see Labor and employment under this topic

Environmental Quality Board, Midwest Interstate Low-level Radioactive Waste Compact, Minn. Statutes 2012 116C.831

Environmental Response and Liability Act, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 115B.14

Eviction proceedings, manufactured home parks, Minn. Statutes 2012 327C.11

Express companies, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 218.031

Farm tractor clock-hour meters, tampering, Minn. Statutes 2012 325E.167

Financial institutions

Consumer privacy violations, lawsuits regarding, Minn. Statutes 2012 47.69

Credit sales contracts, lawsuits regarding, Minn. Statutes 2012 47.59

Funds transfers, Minn. Statutes 2012 336.4A-211, 2012 336.4A-305, 2012 336.4A-404

Interest rates, usurious, lawsuits regarding, Minn. Statutes 2012 47.20

Regulated lenders, debtor payment of, limitations, Minn. Statutes 2012 56.131

Trade practices lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 48.185

Firefighters, lawsuits against, payment by municipality, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.86

Flag display lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 500.215

Foreclosure, see Mortgage foreclosures under this topic

Franchises

Motor vehicle fuel franchises, Minn. Statutes 2012 80C.146, 2012 80F.17

Motor vehicle sales franchises, Minn. Statutes 2012 80E.05, 2012 80E.13, 2012 80E.17

Fraternal benefit societies, personal liability, indemnification, Minn. Statutes 2012 64B.08

Funds transfers, financial institutions, Minn. Statutes 2012 336.4A-211, 2012 336.4A-305, 2012 336.4A-404

Funeral directors and morticians, Minn. Statutes 2012 149A.98

Garnishment proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2012 571.90

Government data lawsuits

Actions to compel compliance, Minn. Statutes 2012 13.085

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 13.08

Law enforcement data, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2012 13.82

Graffiti, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 617.90

Guardianship and protective proceedings

In forma pauperis proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2012 524.5-502

Workers' compensation proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2012 524.5-501

Hazardous substance releases, lawsuits regarding, Minn. Statutes 2012 115B.14

Hazardous waste facilities, stabilization and containment facilities, siting, appeals, Minn. Statutes 2012 115A.30

Health and accident insurance, subrogation of claims, Minn. Statutes 2012 62A.095

Health care, network shadow contracting violations, Minn. Statutes 2012 62Q.74

Health Department

Administrative penalties, Minn. Statutes 2012 144.991

Alcohol and drug counselors, disciplinary proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2012 149A.10

Disciplinary proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2012 148.941

License revocations, Minn. Statutes 2012 148.10

Tuberculosis carriers or respondents, health order proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2012 144.4805

Higher Education Office, debt collection, Minn. Statutes 2012 136A.131

Hospital liens, Minn. Statutes 2012 514.02, 2012 514.71

Human Rights Department

Contested cases, payment by respondents, Minn. Statutes 2012 363A.29

Lawsuits, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 363A.33

Indemnification

Business corporations, Minn. Statutes 2012 302A.521

Credit union officers and directors, Minn. Statutes 2012 52.04

Fraternal benefit societies, Minn. Statutes 2012 64B.08

Limited liability companies, Minn. Statutes 2012 322B.699

Motor vehicles, conditional registration, Minn. Statutes 2012 168A.07

Nonprofit corporations, Minn. Statutes 2012 302A.521

State employees, Minn. Statutes 2012 3.736, 2012 3.7365

Titling of watercraft, Minn. Statutes 2012 86B.830

Insurance companies

Breach of insurance policy, insured's recovery of, Minn. Statutes 2012 60A.0811

Claims, denial without reasonable basis, Minn. Statutes 2012 604.18

Foreign companies, Minn. Statutes 2012 60A.19

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 60A.06

Legal expense insurance, Minn. Statutes 2012 60A.06, 2012 60A.08

Mutual insurance companies, conversion to stock companies, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 66A.41

No-fault automobile insurance, subrogated claims, Minn. Statutes 2012 65B.53

Premium finance agreements, default, Minn. Statutes 2012 59A.10

Qualifying trust agreements, Minn. Statutes 2012 60A.097

Rehabilitation and liquidation

Application for termination, Minn. Statutes 2012 60B.48

Distribution of claims, preference, Minn. Statutes 2012 60B.44

Health maintenance organizations, Minn. Statutes 2012 60B.191

Reexamination of fees, Minn. Statutes 2012 60B.32

Reinsurers or receivers, rights, Minn. Statutes 2012 60B.365

Unauthorized insurers, Minn. Statutes 2012 60A.21

Insurance examiners, libel lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 60A.031

Insurance premium finance companies, default charges, Minn. Statutes 2012 59A.10

Insurance, workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2012 79.36, 2012 79.52

Interstate Compact on Juveniles, Minn. Statutes 2012 260.56

Isolation or quarantine, employer violations, Minn. Statutes 2012 144.4196

Juvenile courts, Minn. Statutes 2012 260B.331, 2012 260C.331

Labor and employment

Age discrimination lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.81

Commissions, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.14, 2012 181.145

Compensation and salaries lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.171

Construction bids, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.721

Drug and alcohol testing, workplace, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.956

Employee assistance services, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.980

Employees, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.937, 2012 181.938

Employers, Minn. Statutes 2012 177.27, 2012 181.68, 2012 181.81, 2012 593.50

False statements, inducement to enter employment, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.65

Food processing plants, recruitment violations, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.635

Genetic tests and testing, violations, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.974

Jurors, retaliation for serving as, Minn. Statutes 2012 593.50

Labor disputes, injunctions, Minn. Statutes 2012 185.13

Lie detector tests, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.75

Migrant workers, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.89

Occupational safety and health, discrimination lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 182.669

Parenting leave lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.944

Personnel records, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.9641, 2012 181.965

Labor and Industry Department

Contested case hearings, exclusions, Minn. Statutes 2012 326B.139

Employers, records violations lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 177.27

Small claims court, Minn. Statutes 2012 176.2615

Landfill cleanup

Environmental response costs, recovery, Minn. Statutes 2012 115B.444

Recovery, Pollution Control Agency, Minn. Statutes 2012 115B.41, 2012 115B.412

Third-party claims, Minn. Statutes 2012 115B.414

Landlords and tenants, see RESIDENTIAL RENTAL PROPERTY

Law enforcement agencies, good faith reports or requests, Minn. Statutes 2012 604A.34

Leases

Cancellation, Minn. Statutes 2012 504B.291

Unconscionable leases, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 336.2A-108

Legal separation, see Attorney fees under SEPARATION OF HUSBAND AND WIFE

Letters of credit, wrongful dishonor or breach of obligation lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 336.5-111

Liens

Agricultural producers' liens, Minn. Statutes 2012 514.945

Liens for attorney fees, see Liens under ATTORNEYS

Nonconsensual common law liens, Minn. Statutes 2012 514.99

Public assistance liens, claims, deduction, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.015

Tax liens, release, delay, Minn. Statutes 2012 270C.63

Life insurance companies, limitations, Minn. Statutes 2012 61B.19

Limited liability companies, see Attorney fees under LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES

Limited partnerships, derivative actions, Minn. Statutes 2012 321.1005

Littering, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 169.421

Loans, finance charge violations, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 47.59

Local governments, Open Meeting Law lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 13D.06

Long-term care facilities, contracts, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 80D.13

Manufactured home parks, eviction proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2012 327C.11

Marketing agreements, motor vehicle fuel, Minn. Statutes 2012 80F.17

Marriage and Family Therapy Board, disciplinary proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2012 148B.175

Mechanics and material suppliers liens

Contractors, liability, Minn. Statutes 2012 514.011

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 514.02

Hospital liens, Minn. Statutes 2012 514.71

Mediation, court supervised, Minn. Statutes 2012 583.27

Medical assistance

Boarding care homes, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 256B.48

Claims against estates, Minn. Statutes 2012 256B.15

Contested cases, Minn. Statutes 2012 256B.50

Liens, payment, deduction of fees, Minn. Statutes 2012 256B.042

Nursing facilities, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 256B.48

Vendors, false representation, Minn. Statutes 2012 256B.121

Membership camping

Lawsuits, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 82A.19

Sales contracts, rescission, Minn. Statutes 2012 82A.11

Mentally disabled persons, public guardianship hearings, Minn. Statutes 2012 252A.20

Mortgage foreclosures

Amount, limitations, Minn. Statutes 2012 580.09, 2012 582.01

Corporate fiduciary agents, Minn. Statutes 2012 481.02

Mortgagors, Minn. Statutes 2012 582.01, 2012 582.02

Receivers, rent after default, Minn. Statutes 2012 582.08

Regulated lenders, Minn. Statutes 2012 56.131

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 481.02

Sales, affidavits of cost, Minn. Statutes 2012 580.17

Motor carriers

Claims against, Minn. Statutes 2012 221.036, 2012 221.251

Violations, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 221.271

Motor vehicle fuel, marketing agreements, Minn. Statutes 2012 80F.17

Motor vehicle retail installment sales

Contracts, collections, Minn. Statutes 2012 53C.08

Finance company violations, Minn. Statutes 2012 53C.12

Municipal Contracting Law, limitations, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.345

National Guard, lawsuits against officers, Minn. Statutes 2012 192.30

Natural Resources Department

Drainage system appeals, Minn. Statutes 2012 103E.097

Hunting while intoxicated, Minn. Statutes 2012 97B.066

Land purchases, landowners' bill of rights, Minn. Statutes 2012 84.0274

No-fault automobile insurance, Minn. Statutes 2012 65B.53

Odometers, lawsuits regarding, Minn. Statutes 2012 325E.16

Open Meeting Law, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 13D.06

Packaging, toxics in, violations, Minn. Statutes 2012 115A.965

Parents

Parenting leave, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.944

Recognition of parentage, orders vacating, Minn. Statutes 2012 257.75

Partnerships, buyouts, dissociated partners, Minn. Statutes 2012 323A.0701

Paternity lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 257.69

Peace officers, lawsuits against, payment by municipality, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.44, 2012 471.45

Performance bonds, public works contractors, lawsuits on bond, Minn. Statutes 2012 574.26

Personal property, self-service storage facilities, owners, liability, Minn. Statutes 2012 514.972

Personal representatives, Minn. Statutes 2012 524.3-720

Pharmacy Board, unfair price discrimination, Minn. Statutes 2012 151.061

Pistols, permits to carry, denial or revocation, appeals hearings, Minn. Statutes 2012 624.714

Plain Language Contract Act, lawsuits, limitations, Minn. Statutes 2012 325G.34

Pollution Control Agency

Administrative penalties, collection, Minn. Statutes 2012 103B.101, 2012 116.072

Harmful substance injury claims, limitation, Minn. Statutes 2012 115B.37

Landfills, cleanup, Minn. Statutes 2012 115B.41, 2012 115B.412

Prescriptions, unfair price discrimination, Minn. Statutes 2012 151.061

Private transfer fee obligations, recovery, Minn. Statutes 2012 513.75

Product liability lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 604.04

Professional fund raisers, violation of rules or laws, Minn. Statutes 2012 309.57

Prostitution, coercion of persons for, when awarded, Minn. Statutes 2012 611A.87

Public participation lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 554.04, 2012 554.045

Public records, inaccessibility to disabled persons, limitations, Minn. Statutes 2012 363A.42

Racketeering, lawsuits initiated by prosecuting authority, Minn. Statutes 2012 609.911

Railroads

Cattle guards or fences, failure to erect, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 219.33

Claims against, Minn. Statutes 2012 218.031

Railroad crossing violations, lawsuits regarding, Minn. Statutes 2012 219.10

Real estate brokers and agents, real estate education, research and recovery fund lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 82.86

Real property sales

Private transfer fee obligations, Minn. Statutes 2012 513.75

Subsurface sewage treatment systems, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2012 115.55

Wells, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2012 103I.235

Regulated lenders, Minn. Statutes 2012 56.131

Replevin judgments, Minn. Statutes 2012 548.04

Residential rental property, see Attorney fees under RESIDENTIAL RENTAL PROPERTY

Revenue Department, cigarette and tobacco products taxes lawsuits, payment, Minn. Statutes 2012 297F.02

Sanitary districts, contracts, Minn. Statutes 2012 115.49

School personnel, reimbursement, Minn. Statutes 2012 123B.02

Self-service storage facilities, owners, liability, Minn. Statutes 2012 514.972

Separation of husband and wife, see Attorney fees under SEPARATION OF HUSBAND AND WIFE

Solid waste disposal, violations, recovery by counties, Minn. Statutes 2012 473.849

Solid waste facilities

Designation, ordinances, violation, Minn. Statutes 2012 115A.86

Records, inspection, Minn. Statutes 2012 115A.882

Spousal maintenance proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2012 518.14, 2012 518C.305, 2012 518C.313

State mineral lands, quieting title, Minn. Statutes 2012 93.055

Stolen property, lawsuits brought by injured party, Minn. Statutes 2012 609.53

Strategic lawsuits against public participation (S.L.A.P.P.), Minn. Statutes 2012 554.04, 2012 554.045

Subcontractors

Local governments, prompt payment of bills, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.425

State contracts, awards, Minn. Statutes 2012 16A.1245, 2012 137.36

Subdivided land sales

Lawsuits, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 83.37

Sales contracts, rescission, Minn. Statutes 2012 83.28

Suicide or attempted suicide, lawsuits regarding, Minn. Statutes 2012 609.215

Superfund lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 115B.14

Tax increment financing districts, enforcement of law, suits by property owners, Minn. Statutes 2012 469.1771

Tax preparation services, unlawful trade practices, Minn. Statutes 2012 270C.445

Taxes

Delinquent taxes, collection, Minn. Statutes 2012 270C.16

Tax liens, release, delay, Minn. Statutes 2012 270C.63

Telephone companies, rate changes, Minn. Statutes 2012 237.075

Tenants, right to recover, Minn. Statutes 2012 504B.172

Town officers and employees, reimbursement by town, Minn. Statutes 2012 465.76

Trade secrets, misappropriation, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 325C.04

Trusts

Charges against income or principal, Uniform Principal and Income Act, Minn. Statutes 2012 501B.71

Charitable trusts, Minn. Statutes 2012 317A.811, 2012 501B.43

Unemployment insurance taxes, Minn. Statutes 2012 268.057

Unemployment insurance, proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2012 268.105

Unfair campaign practices, hearings, Minn. Statutes 2012 211B.36

University of Minnesota, subcontractors, state contracts, Minn. Statutes 2012 137.36

Verdicts, interest, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2012 549.09

Victims of crime, perpetrators, injuries to, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 611A.08

Video rental or sale customers, records, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2012 325I.02

Warehouse receipts, lost, stolen, or destroyed documents, bailee's fees, Minn. Statutes 2012 336.7-601

Watershed districts, appeals, managers' decisions, Minn. Statutes 2012 103D.545

Wells

Contamination, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 103I.241

Disclosure, real property sales, Minn. Statutes 2012 103I.235

Wiretapping lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 626A.13

Woman's Right to Know Act, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 145.4247

Workers' compensation insurance

Definitions, Minn. Statutes 2012 79.52

Reinsurance associations, reimbursement, Minn. Statutes 2012 79.36

Workers' compensation, see Attorney fees under WORKERS COMPENSATION