Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Live Blogged Updates on the $65 million pants case

Check here for updates from the trial on the infamous dry cleaners case. Note that the plaintiff has amended his complaint downwards to $54 million. This article noted that Pearson asked the judge to award attorneys' fees (even though he represents himself) "at a rate of between $390 and $425 an hour" claiming he spent 1,400 on this case. At the higher billing rate, that would be $525,000. For a case about a pair of pants allegedly lost at a dry cleaners.