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Boeing Owes $11M Attys' Fees In Contract Dispute

Law360, New York (December 5, 2017, 10:56 PM EST) -- A Delaware state court on Tuesday awarded Spirit AeroSystems Inc. more than $11 million in attorneys’ fees from Boeing after the aircraft component manufacturer prevailed in a dispute over whether it had assumed responsibility for retiree benefits as part of a 2005 asset purchase agreement, saying the fee request was reasonable and properly supported.

Judge Eric Davis granted Spirit’s bid for fees after ruling in June that The Boeing Co. and not the Wichita, Kansas-based Spirit breached a 2005 agreement in which Spirit acquired several Boeing...
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