Lawyers could win some of record $1.5B Powerball purse if group-purchase pact isn’t well-documented

Will the law ever run out of niche practice areas?

“One might think that the winner of a record Powerball jackpot of at least $1.5 billion on Wednesday would face unalloyed joy.  But history has shown that lawyers could get some of the purse if an office pool or other group buys a winning ticket and the terms of the joint purchase agreement are disputed. Appropriate documentation can help avoid such issues, a Louisiana lawyer advises.”

Read: Lawyers could win some of record $1.5B Powerball purse if group-purchase pact isn’t well-documented at the American Bar Association

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