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|Lawyer asks court to determine whether law firms are entitled to millions of dollars for representing the state in its lawsuit a|
Jump to full article: Wichita (KS) Eagle, 1998-12-22
Author: Dave Ranney
A Wichita lawyer is challenging a provision in the recent tobacco settlement that prevents the public from knowing how much lawyers hired by the state are paid.
Gerald Michaud, a nationally known medical-malpractice attorney, filed a motion in Shawnee County District Court on Monday, asking the court to appoint a special master for a public review of the state-hired lawyers' fees.
The two-page motion also asks the court to order the lawyers to disclose their expenses.
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