AT&T Retailer Says Firm Owes $1M After Exiting Labor Suit

Law360 (December 17, 2018, 7:18 PM EST) -- The nation’s largest AT&T wireless retailer has told a Texas state court it is seeking more than $1 million from Ragsdale Liggett PLLC because the firm didn’t keep its word to provide free representation for the remainder of a suit over unpaid overtime and bonuses after missing a filing deadline.

Prime Communications LP, which operates around 700 AT&T Wireless stores throughout the nation, told a Texas judge on Thursday that the Raleigh, North Carolina, firm of Ragsdale Liggett PLLC breached its contract to provide “free-of-charge representation” when it withdrew from a Fair Labor Standards Act case due to a conflict of interest in April...

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