Injured Live Nation Worker, Atty Take $5M Fee Spat To Court

By Ivan Moreno (January 27, 2022, 6:54 PM EST) -- An event worker who won a historic award from Live Nation over an accident that left him with severe brain injuries is embroiled in an acrimonious dispute over attorney fees with his lawyer, who is suing him in New York over a $5.5 million fee.

Mark Perez, whose $20 million award for pain and suffering is the largest ever in the state, denies agreeing to the 10% contingency fee for post-trial work by Benedict P. Morelli of Morelli Law Firm PLLC.

"Despite Morelli's efforts to strong-arm his client into agreeing to an enhanced contingency fee for the appeal, Mr. Perez never...

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