7th Circ. Lets Firms Take Share Of Bayer Settlement

Law360 (January 15, 2020, 3:43 PM EST) -- A woman who sued Bayer for injuries related to the Yasmin birth control pill can't cut two California-based law firms out of the settlement she secured, even if they departed her case before the deal was struck, the Seventh Circuit has held.

Victoria L. Anderson must pay $62,181 to Gibbs Law Group LLP and Danko Meredith PC for their involvement in her litigation against Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals and Bayer Pharma AG, according to the appellate panel’s opinion Tuesday.

Anderson had challenged whether Gibbs and Danko were entitled to collect a portion of her $210,000 settlement with Bayer, as her relationship with...

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