Atty Fees In $5.5M Nutella Deal Left Bad Taste, Consumers Say

Law360, New York (June 15, 2012, 3:06 PM EDT) -- A $5.5 million settlement proposal over allegedly misleading ads for Ferrero USA Inc.'s Nutella spread has prompted a spate of objections from class members, who say it benefits plaintiffs' lawyers much more than it does them, ahead of a July 9 approval hearing in New Jersey federal court.

Plaintiffs' firms Scott + Scott LLP and Carella Byrne Cecchi Olstein Brody & Agnello PC asked the court on May 25 to award $3.75 million in fees, leaving just $1.37 million available for class members, according to an...
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