Of course, it may have helped that the opposing team refused to show up:
Just kidding Bobby! A good guy and great lawyer. Congratulations on a big win, for a good cause.
A former Peruvian military officer must pay $37 million in damages to two survivors of a 1985 massacre he led in an Andean village.
U.S. District Judge Adalberto Jordan in Miami on Wednesday ordered Telmo Hurtado, 46, to give the money to two women who were children at the time of the Accomarca Massacre. The incident left 69 civilians dead, including most of the women's family members.
Although the victims' lawyer acknowledged it will be another long battle to get Hurtado to pay the award, the decision is nevertheless an important one.
''I'm very satisfied,'' said Miami attorney Robert Brochin, who litigated the victims' case on a pro bono basis. ``We hope this goes a step toward holding Lt. Hurtado accountable for his atrocious acts.''
Now go bill some collectable hours.