The biggest civil case I ever covered in 45 years resulted in a $52 million judgment; it was the biggest in Hawaii history.
The loser was a Chicago banker (who lived in Maui, which is how we got venue).
It was a few years ago, and today I was telling the story to a friend. I couldn't remember the banker's name, but Google led me to the Chicago Tribune story.
Four -- count 'em, 4 -- sentences.
I dunno how much you have to take to get four paragraphs. It's a tough town.
And, in case you're wondering, as of the last time I checked, the plaintiffs hadn't recovered a penny.