Fred and Lesley Higgins, from Aberdeenshire in Scotland, guessed all the right numbers for the Euromillions draw on July 10, the BBC reported. Fred took his ticket down to the local store, but was told by a staff member that he hadn’t won. The worker then ripped the piece of paper in half and threw it in the trash, as is standard for all losing tickets. … [Read more...] about Torn Up Lottery Ticket Rescued From Trash Wins $75 Million
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Experts say the legal bill is probably the biggest ever approved in an Iowa settlement, according to the Associated Press. The news service says Conlin stated that the plaintiffs’ legal team put in 117,000 hours of work, in a case that involved 286 discovery requests, 25 million pages of documents, and three trips to the Iowa Supreme Court. At the time all this work was being done, of course, there was no guarantee of any payment, since the case had to be won before the plaintiff attorneys could collect. … [Read more...] about $75 Million Attorney Fee an Iowa Record?
The EEOC also charged that WRS created a hostile work environment for four white workers who associated with African-American employees. A foreman at the Lake Calumet site allegedly called one of these white employees "n----r lover" and another white employee a "coon lover." In addition to using racially offensive language, this foreman and other white coworkers physically threatened the four white plaintiffs in this case. … [Read more...] about EEOC Obtains $2.75 Million from WRS Compass for Victims of Race Harassment at Clean-Up Site
But this year it looks like she might bring in a bit more. She is among the plaintiffs lawyers seeking more than $75 million in fees in a settlement against software mega-giant Microsoft, in a civil antitrust case, notes the law blog for the Wall Street Journal (registration required). … [Read more...] about ‘Million-Dollar Solo’ Seeks $75 Million Fee Award
The UN refugee agency said in April that Spain needed to take a “greater responsibility” after its government had agreed to take in some 15,000 refugees from overwhelmed Greece and Italy: In the first six months after the agreement, Spain took in just 18 people. … [Read more...] about Spain to approve €1.75 million in refugee aid