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January 21, 2015

In The News Today – January 21, 2015

A federal judge this week signaled that he may allow BP to pay fines over the Gulf Oil Spill in installments, rather than a lump sum. The company faces a maximum fine of $13.7 million, and is arguing for reduced fines, “in part because it says it has been hurt by falling oil prices.” (Wall Street Journal)

This month’s “Most Ridiculous Lawsuit” poll features a ridiculous TCPA lawsuit against a Mexican restaurant; a “Made in the USA” lawsuit filed over some “nets and bolts”; and, a woman who was caught using photos from the Internet to try to sue McDonald’s. Click here to vote.

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