LCD Price-Fixing Appeal Stalls $28M Alioto Loan Fight

Law360, Washington (November 14, 2013, 3:40 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Wednesday refused lender LFG National Capital LLC's attempt to recover from an escrow account $28.2 million awarded in attorneys' fees to Joseph M. Alioto's law firm in liquid crystal display price-fixing litigation, saying a pending appeal may reduce Alioto's $47 million fee award.

U.S. District Judge Susan Illston, who is overseeing the multidistrict litigation, rejected LFG's request for more than half of Alioto's fee award from the indirect purchaser settlement in the case while a class member appeals the attorneys' fee...
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