Lessons From CCAF On Designing Class Action Settlements

Law360, New York (August 6, 2013, 1:06 PM EDT) -- The recent decision by the Sixth Circuit, overturning approval of a class action settlement in In re Dry Max Pampers Litigation (6th Cir. Aug. 2, 2013), is another in a string of wins for the Center for Class Action Fairness, which objects to settlements it considers unjust, and another reminder to class action defendants that they have to bear objections in mind when negotiating settlements.

In Dry Max, Procter & Gamble Co. settled apparently very weak claims that the diapers at issue were more likely than...
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