"They will demonstrate to everyone, apart from those with heavily tinted yellow and green glasses, that the behaviour of Norwich City was appalling and that Colchester United did nothing but act impeccably throughout the whole process."
Before the exact figures involved with the compensation were revealed, Cowling said he was delighted with the outcome.
He told BBC Essex: "I've got a smile on my face regarding the compensation that we've received."
Lambert left Colchester at the beginning of last season shortly after guiding them to a 7-1 win at Norwich.
Culverhouse and Karsa moved to Carrow Road with Lambert, but the two clubs failed to agree compensation.
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