Apple Fights 'Breathtaking' Fee Bid In $53M Warranty Deal

Law360, New York (December 6, 2013, 1:33 PM EST) -- Apple Inc. on Wednesday blasted a request for nearly $16 million in fees by attorneys who guided a class of 4,000 consumers to a pending $53 million California court settlement over a warranty coverage dispute, saying the amount significantly outweighs the level of work performed.

The tech giant says the "breathtaking" $15.9 million proposed fee award weighs in at nearly double the value of the total amount of hours clocked by the 11 different law firms representing the plaintiffs in the litigation, which concerns allegations that...
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