Posts Tagged ‘legal fees’

TVA has spent $11M on defense of ash spill

NORTH MISSISSIPPI — The Tennessee Valley Authority has spent almost $11 million so far on outside legal help to battle lawsuits from the Kingston Plant coal ash spill. The nation’s largest public utility told The Associated Press it paid about $10.8 million to the Shook Hardy & Bacon law firm of Kansas City, Mo. The […] [...]

Judge rules for lawyers in Microsoft case

by Published: April 30,2010

Tags: courts, legal fees

JACKSON — A Mississippi judge has upheld $10 million in fees paid to lawyers for handling a state lawsuit against computer software manufacturer Microsoft. Hinds County Chancellor Denise Owens today dismissed the challenge filed by State Auditor Stacy Pickering. Microsoft reached a $100-million settlement with the state last June. It agreed to pay $10 million […] [...]

Judge rules in MCI/WorldCom case

by Published: February 23,2010

Tags: legal fees, telecommunications

JACKSON — A Mississippi circuit court judge has ruled that attorneys who represented the state in a tax battle with MCI/WorldCom are entitled to $14 million in fees because none of the money came from state funds. Hinds County Circuit Court Judge Winston L. Kidd entered summary judgment in favor of Mississippi Attorney General Jim […] [...]

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