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First Circuit Affirms Ruling That Civil Rights Plaintiff Entitled To $104,626.34 In Attorney's Fees And Costs For $7,650 Damage Verdict

Based on Massachusetts law, the First Circuit has affirmed a district court finding that a civil rights plaintiff was entitled to $104,626.34 in attorney's fees and costs when her damage award was $7,650. The Court said Massachusetts did not require that the fee award be proportional to the damage award and the case had produced two significant court rulings.