Ninth Circuit rewrites rejection of Kellogg's settlement, but result is the same

, The National Law Journal


A federal appeals court that struck down a consumer class action settlement based in part on "impermissibly high" attorney fees has withdrawn its opinion, issuing a revised version that nevertheless denied the fees request.

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  • Lulaine

    Attorney fees are a sensitive topic because of the perceived image that some people have of greedy lawyers taking their plaintiff's money. Some people fail to realize just how much work goes into fighting class action settlements. Sometimes the fees can be excessive but they should be handled on a case by case basic but to prevent problems it may help that a base be made known at the beginning of the case.

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