Month: April 2020

Hartline Barger LLP Attorneys Successfully Resist Plaintiffs’ Counsel’s Request for a $13.1 Million Award for Fees and Costs.

On April 24, 2020, Lead Counsel Melissa Dorman Matthews, Partner Darrell Barger, and Attorneys Angela Gordon and Abby Foreman successfully resisted Plaintiffs’ counsel’s request for a $13.1 million award for fees and costs in a class action settlement for defective toilet tanks. Federal Judge Amos Mazzant rejected Scott Carpenter and Rebecca Bell-Stanton’s request for a 2.9 times multiplier above the lodestar calculation, awarding them only 36 percent of their requested award. 

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