NJ Court Partially Upends Fee Award In Horizon Class Suit

Law360, New York (October 7, 2013, 9:43 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey appellate panel Monday partially undercut an attorneys’ fee award to Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman LLC after finding a lower court erroneously applied a contingency enhancement in a health care class action, the latest battle in an underlying feud between former legal partners.

A three-judge panel on the New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division mostly upheld an unspecified attorneys’ fee award to Mazie Katz, which represented a class of around 17,000 dentists who accused Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of breach of contract...
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