Attys Take Home $6M In Final Apple Deal Over FaceTime Fail

By Christopher Cole (April 1, 2021, 5:02 PM EDT) -- The legal team representing consumers who won an $18 million class action settlement with Apple in California federal court over the failure of FaceTime on older iPhones notched more than $6 million in fees and expenses for their work.

Lawyers from Pearson Simon & Warshaw LLP, Steyer Lowenthal Boodrookas Alvarez & Smith LLP, Friedman Oster & Tejtel PLLC and Caldwell Cassady & Curry worked on behalf of plaintiffs accusing Apple of disabling the app on certain devices to cut costs.

U.S. District Judge Lucy H. Koh, in a pair of orders Wednesday, gave final approval to the deal with Apple and...

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