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I presume you will represent Mr. Martinez-Rivas while awaiting the outcome of the class-action lawsuit. I understand it would be prohibitively expensive to represent everyone in a similar situation, but you might gain valuable insights wile litigating this case.
"The Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Americans With Disabilities Act, and prior Supreme Court cases involving Due Process rights, require that the new fund set up to compensate Plaintiff Steering Committee attorneys, that withhold 6% of settlements, as ordered by Judge Barbier, BP Oil Spill Mulit-District Litigation, BE JUSTIFICATION for these attorneys to provide EXTENDED representation and advocacy to disabled claimants---Even if these attorneys obtain settlement agreements for their primary clients."
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