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HUFFINGTONPOST.COM - If Gold Peak Tea has a flavor to soothe a family of angry lawyers, the company might want to serve it up fast.

Theodore Scott, a Decatur, Ga., attorney, is considering whether to sue the Coca-Cola tea brand for disqualifying him from its "Take The Year Off" video contest. Scott was informed he won the $100,000 grand prize and a 12-month break from the office. But days later, Gold Peak Tea announced a new winner, claiming Scott violated the rules by using a crowd-source forum to gather more votes for his video.

"If I sue, it has to be soon," Scott told The Huffington Post on Tuesday. "I'd like to sue when it's still fresh in the minds of people." click here to read more

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