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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Arkansas, Pages 9 on 12/13/2012