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Attorneys’ Fees Donated to Local High School for Scholarships

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March 16, 2004

SWANSEA, MASS. - $15,000 was donated to Joseph Case High School in Swansea, Massachusetts, for scholarships today. The check is a portion of attorneys’ fees from a class-action lawsuit that was filed on behalf of people in the Swansea area who received Immune Globulin shots to prevent Hepatitis-A infections during the local Hepatitis-A the fall of 2001.

William Marler, one of the attorneys for the class action, called Case High School Principal Joseph Santos with news of the donation. “I think he was a bit shocked,” said Marler, managing partner of Marler Clark, the Seattle law firm nationally recognized for its representation of victims of foodborne illness.

Continue reading Attorneys’ Fees Donated to Local High School for Scholarships on the Marler Clark website.

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