Attys' Bid For Piece Of $20M Facebook Ad Deal Slammed

Law360, New York (September 30, 2013, 1:57 PM ET) -- Class action plaintiffs who agreed to a $20 million settlement with Facebook Inc. over claims the social media giant used members’ photos in ads without their permission on Friday said attorneys who represented objectors should not get a cut of the money.

The plaintiffs, who settled with Facebook in December, said the objectors’ attorneys, Sam Kazman and Theodore Frank, are seeking attorneys’ fees for objecting to the settlement, as well as an incentive award for Kazman personally.

“There is no basis for this request, as the...
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