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AG requests COLA case be dismissed

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by Mindy Aguon

Guam - The Attorney General's Office has asked that the suit COLA class attorney Mike Phillips filed against the government be dismissed.  According to court documents, deputy AG Patrick Mason contends Phillips is not entitled to a COLA certificate.  Additionally Mason noted that the $121 million COLA judgment included 10% to be paid to Phillips who has received $6 million to date (half of the attorney fees) awarded in the case. 

Phillips filed three suits to obtain COLA certificates and promissory notes and received a judgment in his case ordering the Department of Administration to issue the certificates.

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