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C.A. Rejects Attorney’s Lien Claim in Scientology Case

Title: C.A. Rejects Attorney’s Lien Claim in Scientology Case
Date: Friday, 8 December 2006
Publisher: Metropolitan News-Enterprise (Los Angeles, California)
Author: Kenneth Ofgang
Main source: metnews.com

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The Court of Appeal for this district has rejected an attorney’s claim to a portion of the millions of dollars recovered by a former Scientologist in the decades-long suit over what he said were coercive tactics by the church. Div. Two Wednesday affirmed Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Robert L. Hess’ ruling invalidating Leta Schlosser’s attorney fee lien against Lawrence D. Wollersheim’s $8.7 million recovery from the Church of Scientology and its affiliated organizations. Wollersheim, who filed suit in 1980, won ... [Read the rest at metnews.com]