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When Does a Defendant Have Standing to Challenge an Attorney Fee Award?

The class action has settled.  There is a possibility that a portion of the settlement fund, if otherwise unclaimed, will ultimately revert to the defendant.  Does this possibility give the defendant standing to object to class counsel’s fee award? According

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Mwantembe Court Rejects Unqualifed Class Representatives in Gift Card Claim

Allegedly, Albert Einstein once said, “If the facts don’t fit the theory, change the facts.” Plaintiffs counsel in the Mwantembe case could have benefitted from this sage piece of advice before attempting to certify a class with three completely unqualified

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