Column-In Wawa class action, appeals court tosses fee award that's higher than class recovery | Business Information & News | Westlaw

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11/3/23 Alison Frankel's On The Case 19:12:16
Alison Frankel's On The Case
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November 3, 2023
Column-In Wawa class action, appeals court tosses fee award that's higher than class recovery
Alison Frankel
(Reuters) - A new appellate decision addressing fee awards for class action lawyers asks a piquant math question: If a trial judge opts to calculate fees based on a percentage of the class fund, should that percentage be based on the total size of...
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Company: WAWA, INC.; Chimicles Schwartz Kriner & Donaldson-Smith LLP.; Berger Montague, P.C.; MORGAN, LEWIS & BOCKIUS LLP
News Subject: (Business Lawsuits & Settlements (1BU19); Class Actions (1CL03); Consumer Protection (1CO43); Government (1GO80); Government Institutions (1GO90); Judicial Cases & Rulings (1JU36); Legal (1LE33); Liability (1LI55); National Judiciaries (1NA65); U.S. Supreme Court (1US13))
Language: EN
Other Indexing: (U.S. Supreme Court; Shub & Johns; Hamilton Lincoln Law Institute; 9th Circuit; Wawa, Inc.; Chimicles Schwartz Kriner & Donaldson; Berger Montague; Morgan, Lewis & Bockius)
Keywords: ClassActions; dataprivacy
Word Count: 967
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