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Fla. Private Jet Co. On Hook For Predecessor's Atty Fees

Law360, Miami (May 27, 2016, 11:46 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal court has issued a ruling that BlackJet Technology Inc., which books private jet charters, must pay attorneys' fees its corporate predecessor owed, and in the process also filled a gap in Florida case law on liability when a company's assets have changed hands.

The decision, released Thursday in West Palm Beach, successfully ends a lengthy legal effort by Massachusetts-based law firm Murphy & King PC, which alleged that after it won a final judgment in 2014 against BlackJet Inc. for more than $375,000 in unpaid attorneys' fees, the company orchestrated a foreclosure by a senior lender controlled by...

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