2016 Hawaii Revised Statutes
TITLE 32. COURTS AND COURT OFFICERS
607. Costs and Fees
607-15.5 Attorneys' fees in tort actions.

HI Rev Stat § 607-15.5 (2016) What's This?

[§607-15.5] Attorneys' fees in tort actions. In all tort actions in which a judgment is entered by a court of competent jurisdiction, attorneys' fees for both the plaintiff and the defendant shall be limited to a reasonable amount as approved by the court having jurisdiction of the action. In any tort action in which a settlement is effected, the plaintiff or the defendant may request that the amount of their respective attorneys' fees be subject to approval of the court having jurisdiction of the action. [L Sp 1986, c 2, §11]

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