Judge Mulls 'Extraordinarily Large' Fees In $53M IPhone Deal

Law360, San Francisco (January 29, 2014, 7:36 PM EST) -- A California federal judge said Wednesday he would give final approval to Apple Inc.'s $53 million settlement with consumers who say Apple wrongfully refused warranty coverage on iPhones and iPods, but held off ruling on plaintiffs' “extraordinarily large” bid for $16 million in attorneys' fees.

Apple vehemently opposed the fee proposal, saying the plaintiffs unnecessarily used duplicate counsel for many activities but didn't do much to litigate the four-year dispute.

“The fee demand here is unreasonable,” Apple's attorney Penelope Preovolos of Morrison & Foerster LLP said....
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