Consumer Counsel Gets $115M From EpiPen Settlement

By J. Edward Moreno (November 17, 2021, 6:19 PM EST) -- A Kansas federal judge granted final approval to the $345 million settlement between Pfizer and the consumer classes that accused it of scheming to inflate the price of its emergency allergy treatment EpiPen on Wednesday, which includes a $115 million check to class counsel from multiple firms.

The $115 million cut, which amounts to one-third of the July settlement, will be split between seven firms that represented the consumers in the case. In approving the deal Wednesday following a final hearing in October, U.S. District Judge Daniel D. Crabtree noted that the consumers' counsel conducted their investigation without help from the...

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