3rd Circ. Backs Mazie Slater Fee Award In Delta Dental Row

Law360, New York (July 31, 2013, 7:55 PM EDT) -- The Third Circuit on Wednesday upheld a $575,000 fee award to Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman LLC in a class action over Delta Dental of New Jersey's claims practices, rejecting the challenge of a class member who has also accused the firm of using malicious legal tactics against him.

Dr. Gary Krugman was the lone class member among about 160,000 dentists to challenge the award, which he felt was excessive because the settlement that Mazie Slater negotiated didn't include monetary relief for claims that were allegedly...
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