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

Posted on April 27, 2020 by Hartline Barger - News

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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