Lawyer Fees in Class Action Cases

Posted On Jun 22 2014 by

A few days ago Judge Richard Posner, for a panel of the 7th Circuit, threw out a class action settlement regarding claims related to Pella windows.  Decision.  What the lawyers have done in the case and the fees they claimed is shocking.  In situations like this one wonders whether the local bar discipline process will step into the situation and process grievances against the lawyers involved.