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U & I Sanitation v. Columbus, City of

The court holds that a sanitation company that successfully challenged a city's waste hauler ordinance under the dormant Commerce Clause should be awarded $29,720.20 in attorney fees and expenses. The company sought $42,285.75 in...

Wing v. Asarco Inc.

The court holds that an $8 million attorney fee award for plaintiffs' counsel, which arose out of a $67.5 million settlement in an environmental class action lawsuit and was based on a contingent-risk multiplier, is reasonable under the...