Prius plaintiffs attorney ask Ninth Circuit to rescue their fee award

, The National Law Journal

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Five plaintiffs firms that obtained a class action settlement over alleged headlight defects in the Toyota Prius have petitioned a federal appeals court to overturn a trial judge's rejection of $4.7 million in attorney fees as "highly unreasonable."

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  • Lulaine

    There are many who would praise this decision as sticking it to the "greedy" attorneys who are using the plaintiffs to get ahead. What many don't realize is how much work, time and money goes into making a good case to win. The defense just has to prove they are not at fault. Especially in civil cases, things can get expensive with experts and gathering actual plaintiffs, documents and other things. The attorneys with the blessing of the plaintiffs if they are on the same page should get their money.

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