Attorneys Get $2.7M In PPA Case

Law360, New York (October 1, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has approved about $2.7 million in expenses for the plaintiffs' lawyers in the multidistrict phenylpropanolamine product liability litigation, a far cry from the $5.8 million the firms had originally requested.

In an order filed Friday with the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, Judge Barbara Jacobs Rothstein said most of the cases had been resolved through settlement or judgment, and that the bulk of the funds had been placed into a multidistrict trust account.

“In light of the considerable progress...
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