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$2.8M In Fees Granted To Attys For Class In TurboTax Suit

Law360 (May 16, 2019, 4:23 PM EDT) -- A California federal court awarded $2.8 million in fees and costs requested by attorneys representing members of a class action alleging that security flaws in Intuit Inc.'s TurboTax software allowed fraudsters to file almost a million fake tax returns.

The payout was justified by the special legal skills required in the litigation, U.S. District Judge Edward J. Davila ruled Wednesday as part of a final order approving a settlement in the dispute. Intuit will pay the amount on top of a settlement to class members, the court said. Under the terms of the settlement, which Judge Davila tentatively approved in October, class...

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California Northern

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April 20, 2015

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