Freed & Weiss Can't Collect Extra Fees In Aon Case

Law360, New York (May 27, 2011, 7:38 PM EDT) -- An Illinois state appeals court last week rejected Freed & Weiss LLC's bid to collect additional attorneys' fees under an agreement with two other firms for its work in a class action against insurer Aon Corp.

In affirming a trial court's grant of summary judgment to Edward T. Joyce & Associates PC and the Patchett Law Firm, the three-judge panel on May 24 found that Freed & Weiss was not entitled to $950,000 in additional attorneys' fees for its work in a case that garnered $89...
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