Drugmaker urges big cut in lawyer bill

Legal-fee hearing finishes in state’s Risperdal suit

Posted: December 13, 2012 at 4:55 a.m.

Forcing Johnson & Johnson to pay $181 million in legal fees would mean the Texas attorneys who won a $1.2 billion Medicaid-fraud fine for Arkansas would be paid $11,224 to $19,720 per hour, a defense expert testified Wednesday.

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Chaise Gabion ready for leisurely viewing

Chaise Gabion, a stainless steel and stones sculpture created in 2009 by Celeste Roberge, is located on the East Terrace at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville. The sculpture, which weighs about 1,300 pounds, is unique because visitors can touch or lounge on it.

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