Firm Fights For Fee Payout In Medtronic MDL

Law360, New York (June 23, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A plaintiffs firm in the multidistrict litigation over Medtronic Inc.'s allegedly faulty defibrillators has objected to another firm's bid to withhold payment of attorneys' fees until after a hearing later this summer, calling the request for a delay unnecessary and improper.

Hersh & Hersh said in documents filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota that there was no reason to hold back on beginning to dole out the $141.1 million settlement in the case, which the medical device maker agreed to...
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