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9th Circ. Upholds Settlement In Olive Oil Labeling Suit

Law360 (September 12, 2018, 8:45 PM EDT) -- A California district court was right to approve a $1 million settlement that ended a mislabeling class action against an olive oil producer, the Ninth Circuit said, as it shot down an appeal challenging the fairness of the deal filed by prominent class action crusader Ted Frank.

Under the deal, which was struck in January 2017, class counsel received about $985,000 in fees from the $1.2 million deal, the consumers that purchased the allegedly misleading olive oil from Filippo Berio only got between two and five...
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