2 Firms In $4M Lyft TCPA Deal Seek Nearly $1M Attys' Fees

Law360 (February 14, 2019, 5:06 PM EST) -- A proposed class of Lyft Inc. consumers asked a Washington federal judge on Wednesday to award HKM Employment Attorneys LLP and Stutheit Kalin LLC fees of more than $998,000 following a nearly $4 million deal with the ride-hailing company ending claims that it sent potential riders unsolicited text messages.

The putative class and Lyft reached the settlement in November after five years of litigation, resolving allegations that the ride-sharing service violated the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act, the Washington Commercial Electronic Mail Act and the Washington Consumer Protection Act.

Lead plaintiff Kenneth Wright argued in his motion that class counsel should...

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