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Class action settlements face growing scrutiny by objectors, courts (access required)

Facing new objectors, class action settlements are attracting greater scrutiny from appellate courts, which are gutting those settlements and sending them back to be renegotiated. In particular, the amount and proportion of attorney fees and the payment of money into cy pres funds, in which a defendant donates to a non-profit organization instead of directly to ...

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