Fee order in gas-gauge case tossed

March 2008
South Texas Automotive Report;Mar2008, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p7
Trade Publication
The article reports on the decision of a federal appeals court dismissing an order that will award $6.8 million in fees to attorneys who filed a class action suit against Shell Oil Co. in 2004. The entry cites that a court committee has decided to pay almost half of the $6.8 million fee to the law firms of the 72 plaintiff attorneys after an appeal was made by Loyola Law School ethics professor Dane Ciolino. It also notes that lawyers who felt shortchanged by the back room fee negotiations lauded the court's decision.


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