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Gwire Law Offices Wins $50 Million Dollar Punitive Damage Award Against Shell Oil Company

Los Angeles, California: March 9, 2010: Atallah vs. Equilon Enterprises (subsidiary of Shell Oil)

On March 9, 2010, a Los Angeles Superior Court jury awarded $50 million in punitive damages to Gwire Law Offices client Elias Atallah, capping a five year legal battle fought against the largest company in the world (Royal Dutch Shell) and three of the most formidable law firms in the country. The $50 million in punitive damages, awarded for Shell Oil's fraud against Mr. Atallah, came on top of a compensatory damage award of $1,650,000 awarded by a different jury in 2006. Here’s the story…

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