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Gibson’s Bakery awarded over $6.5 million in attorney’s fees and expenses against Oberlin College

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 3:28pm 7/17/2019 at 3:28pm

The Court has just ruled on the request by Gibson’s Bakery for attorney’s fees and costs against Oberlin College on top of the $25 million judgment.

For background on the attorney’s fees issue, see these posts:

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Gibson’s Bakery says Oberlin College’s scorched earth defense justifies large legal fee award

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 15, 2019 at 9:25pm 7/15/2019 at 9:25pm

The post-verdict fight over legal fees continues in the Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College case.

The jury decided that Gibson’s would get attorney’s fees, but it is up to Judge John Miraldi to determine the amount.

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Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College: $5 million attorney’s fees may be a floor, not a ceiling

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 9:50pm 7/10/2019 at 9:50pm

In one of the last hearings in local court regarding the Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College case, Lorain County Common Pleas Judge John R. Miraldi heard evidence today on what the college owes in attorney’s fees.

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Gibson’s Bakery seeks $9-13 million in attorney’s fees against Oberlin College

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 8, 2019 at 2:30pm 7/8/2019 at 2:30pm

The $11 million compensatory and $33 million punitive damage verdicts won by Gibson’s Bakery and its owners against Oberlin College later were reduced to $25 million under Ohio tort reform caps.

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Former Oberlin College President: “Pay the court’s judgment, don’t fight it; apologize to the Gibson family and to the community”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tWRDMxes9m8
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 6, 2019 at 8:00pm 7/6/2019 at 8:00pm
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Reviewing the intense public relations campaign launched by Oberlin College after the $11 million compensatory and $33 million punitive damage verdicts (later reduced to $25 million under Ohio tort reform caps), I felt an “intervention” by someone who “truly cares” about Oberlin College was needed:

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Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College: The $13 million damage claim the jury wasn’t permitted to consider

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 9:10pm 7/2/2019 at 9:10pm

Things seem bad for Oberlin College, after the $11 million compensatory and $33 million punitive damage verdicts (later reduced collectively to $25 million under Ohio tort reform caps) in favor of Gibson’s Bakery and its owners.

But it could have been worse. Much worse.

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“It is particularly frustrating to watch people parrot whatever opinion they’ve read on Legal Insurrection that day”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 1, 2019 at 8:30pm 7/1/2019 at 8:30pm
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The next phase in the Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College case is the award of attorney’s fees to the Gibsons. A hearing is scheduled for July 10. Dan McGraw will be at the hearing for us, and we will preview the issues once motion papers are filed and available.

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Gibson’s Bakery disputes Oberlin College public relations campaign claiming it was “held liable for the speech of its students”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 10:00am 6/29/2019 at 10:00am
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After the massive $11 million compensatory and $33 million punitive damage verdicts (later reduced to $25 million under Ohio tort reform caps) against it for defaming Gibson’s Bakery and its owners, Oberlin College could have done some soul searching as to its own conduct in nearly destroying a 135-year-old family business. Indeed, the purpose...

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Court enters $25 million Judgment against Oberlin College in Gibson’s Bakery case

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 28, 2019 at 9:43am 6/28/2019 at 9:43am

In the Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College case, the Court has entered a Judgment (pdf.)(full embed at bottom of post) calculating the damages owed by the defendants after applying the statutory tort reform caps.

The total amount (inclusive of compensatory and punitive damages) is: David R....

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Gibson’s Bakery files to uphold full $33 million punitive damages verdict against Oberlin College

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 9:07am 6/27/2019 at 9:07am

Oberlin College has been on a crisis management public relations campaign to create a narrative that it is the victim in the Gibson’s Bakery case because it was held liable for student speech. In a series of scripted public statements, Oberlin College’s president Carmen Twillie Ambar

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Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College – Defense wants damages reduced to $14.3 million under Ohio tort reform caps

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 2:00pm 6/25/2019 at 2:00pm

The massive $11 million compensatory and $33 million punitive damage verdicts in favor of Gibson’s Bakery and its owners have...

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In NPR interview, Oberlin College President repeats false claim it was “held liable for the speech of its students”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 8:00pm 6/22/2019 at 8:00pm
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Oberlin College President Carmen Twillie Ambar has staked out an aggressive posture in reaction to the massive $11 million compensatory and $33 million punitive damage verdicts awarded Gibson’s Bakery and its owners against Oberlin College and its Dean of Students, Meredith Raimondo.

Those verdicts likely will be reduced

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David Gibson on Oberlin College verdict: Kept fighting so his father didn’t “die being labeled as a racist”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 21, 2019 at 5:10pm 6/21/2019 at 5:10pm

The massive compensatory and punitive damage verdicts against Oberlin College and in favor of Gibson’s Bakery and it’s owners 91-year-old Allyn W. Gibson and his son David Gibson, have captured substantial attention.

Almost none of that attention has been favorable to Oberlin College, with withering Op-Eds eviscerating Oberlin College and its social...

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Oberlin College issues FAQs on Gibson’s Bakery Verdict: “Did the College defame or libel the Gibsons? No”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 5:53pm 6/19/2019 at 5:53pm

Oberlin College has taken a public relations beating in the wake of the massive verdicts against it and its Dean of Students Meredith Raimondo in the Gibson’s Bakery case. The verdicts totaled $44 million, but those will...

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Irony: Ultra-liberal Oberlin College will save millions on Gibson’s Bakery verdicts under Republican Tort Reform

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 11:00am 6/18/2019 at 11:00am

The massive compensatory and punitive damage jury verdicts in favor of Gibson’s Bakery and its owners Allyn W. Gibson and David Gibson, against Oberlin College and Dean of Students Meredith Raimondo, continue to reverberate. This case is a big shock to the higher educational system and already is giving rise to...

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Student journalist: Shoplifting at Gibson’s Bakery was part of Oberlin College’s “Culture of Theft”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 16, 2019 at 9:40pm 6/16/2019 at 9:40pm
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We have covered Oberlin College at least since 2013, when we wrote extensively about The Great Oberlin College Racism Hoax of 2013.

Classes were cancelled in favor of campus-wide forums to address white supremacy and systemic r...

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Gibson’s Bakery v. Oberlin College coverage — One of our finest hours

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 8:30pm 6/15/2019 at 8:30pm

The Gibson’s Bakery massive verdict against Oberlin College has sparked incredible reader excitement, and brought many new readers to Legal Insurrection.

I’ve spent the last week trying to absorb what is happening. The reactions to the compensatory and punitive damage verdicts remind me of only a few times in Legal Insurrection’s almost...

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