219-0 Order on Sanctions Against Watch Tower Attorney Phillip Brumley

219-0 Order on Sanctions Against Phillip Brumley

April 14th, 2023

 

Excerpt:

Before the Court is Plaintiffs Tracy Caekaert and Camillia Mapley’s Affidavit/Declaration of Supporting Documents of Costs, Expenses, and Attorney Fees (Doc. 144) filed pursuant to the Court’s grant of Plaintiff s Motion for Sanctions (Doc. 135, “Order”). Plaintiffs request $190,723.11 for costs, expenses, and attorneys’ fees. Defendant Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society of Pennsylvania (“WTPA”) objects to some of the hours Plaintiffs’ attorneys expended as excessive, redundant, or otherwise unnecessary. (Doc. 165). WTPA also asks the Court to stay the payment of sanctions pending appeal. {Id.).

For the following reasons, the Court grants Plaintiffs’ counsel $154,448.11 and denies WTPA’s request to stay payment.


Conclusion:

For these reasons, Plaintiffs’ attorneys are awarded $154,448.11 for WTP A’s sanctioned conduct in this case and in the companion case, Rowland v. Watchtower Tract and Bible Society of New York, CV 20-59-BLG-SPW. The Court denies WTPA’s request to stay payment of this sanction pending appeal.

References:

August 23rd Order on Sanctions against Phillip Brumley and Watch Tower Pennsylvania

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Categories: Caekaert v. Watchtower
Tags: Caekaert v. Watchtower, Philip Brumley
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JWCA Document Number: 219.0
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