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Final Approval Near in $14.7 Billion VW Emissions Accord, Judge Says

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 7:49
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The Recorder reports on Center for Class Action Fairness’s objection to the Volkswagen emissions settlement. 

More than a dozen objectors or their lawyers spoke at the hearing, most arguing that the payouts weren’t enough or that Volkswagen wasn’t getting punished for its conduct. Some feared the settlement didn’t account for outstanding liens they’d have to pay their individual lawyers. Anna St. John, an attorney at the Competitive Enterprise Institute’s Center for Class Action Fairness, drew the quickest response from Breyer when she argued that class members were being cut out of potential compensation because legal fees hadn’t been negotiated alongside the settlement.

“I’ve seen no nexus, no connection, between the fee request that is yet to be presented to the court and the settlement being proposed to the court,” Breyer said.

Read the full article at The Recorder.  

Tuesday, October 18, 2016
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