Attorneys Seek $9M In Fees In Insurance Case

Law360, New York (June 20, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The latest motion to settle in the antitrust scandal affecting some of the nation's largest insurers and brokers asks for almost $9 million for the plaintiff attorneys' fees from the defendant, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

Attorneys filed the motion Tuesday in the U.S. District Court of the District of New Jersey before Judge Garrett Brown, where, nearly six months earlier, the defendant chose to settle on preliminary terms for $28 million, with an additional $8.85 million in attorneys' fees.

Gallagher admitted no wrongdoing, but said...
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