Judge Doubts $2.75M Fee In FedEx Worker Class Deal

Law360, Los Angeles (June 11, 2012, 8:21 PM EDT) -- A California judge on Monday expressed doubts about approving $2.75 million in attorneys' fees for plaintiffs who reached an $8.25 million class action settlement with Federal Express Corp. over the company's failure to provide workers with accurate itemized wage statements, saying the request seemed too high.

"The plaintiffs are asking for a fee which is 8 1/3 percent above what the circuit would typically indicate is an appropriate fee in a case like this one," U.S. District Judge Gary A. Fees told attorneys for the class...
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