$33M Fee Award From E-Ferol Settlement Stays Intact

Law360, New York (June 17, 2010, 4:26 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has denied a class member's attempt to reduce the roughly $33 million award that plaintiffs' attorneys will take home in a case involving E-Ferol, a toxic vitamin solution that allegedly caused liver and kidney failure in premature infants in the mid-1980s.

Lawrence V. Long Jr., a class member whose daughter died in 1984 after receiving E-Ferol from a neonatal intensive care unit, argued that the attorneys' fees award of 30 percent of the settlement amount should be reconsidered in light of the U.S....
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