Cohen Milstein Forfeited Fees For Exiting Suit, Court Told

Law360, New York (October 17, 2017, 6:58 PM EDT) -- Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC forfeited its right to any fees from a now-settled antitrust case against a hospital group when it opted to withdraw without facing circumstances in which staying in the case would be “legally impossible,” the firm’s former client told a Florida federal court Monday.

In addition to failing to justify an early exit from a $360 million dispute that was settled midtrial, Cohen Milstein filed a settlement charging lien many months after the case ended, further disqualifying it from getting a cut,...
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