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Tulsa Sheriff’s Office Racks Up Legal Fees

The Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office has more than $850,000 in legal fees this year with nearly half of that amount in one lawsuit. The Tulsa World reports that about $398,000 was spent defending a wrongful death lawsuit by the estate …

Chubb Off the Hook for Legal Fees in Dispute With Mississippi Hospital System

Singing River Health System in Mississippi has lost its case in the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals against an insurance company that has been paying the hospital system’s legal fees in the court battle against its retirees. The Sun Herald …

Alteris Acquires Sonoma Risk, Contract Litigation Insurance Program

Alteris Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. has acquired Sonoma Risk Insurance Agency, a litigation products provider and the first agency in the U.S. providing contract litigation insurance (CLI). Sonoma Risk Insurance Agency is based in …

Delaware Court Allows Blockbuster $305 Million Attorneys’ Fee

Two law firms were poised on Friday to collect a blockbuster $305 million in legal fees for their work on a lawsuit, after Delaware’s Supreme Court declined to consider a challenge to the payout. The fee award to law firms …

Law Firm Spent $7 Million to Sue Wal-Mart

Joseph Sellers is in the hole by about $7 million and does not expect to dig his way out any time soon. As lead counsel to the plaintiffs in the Wal-Mart Stores Inc. employment discrimination lawsuit tossed out by the …