Attys Seek $5M Cut Of Buccaneers Junk Fax Settlement

By Max Jaeger (April 29, 2022, 2:25 PM EDT) -- The legal team that got the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to settle a decade-old Telephone Consumer Protection Act class action for $19.75 million in March says it rolled the dice on the risky litigation and should be awarded fees and costs totaling more than $5 million.

The firms Siprut PC, Addison & Howard PA and Anderson + Wanca want to divvy up 25% of the settlement — which works out to $4,937,000 — plus $250,000 for costs for the 6,188.15 hours of combined attorney and professional time put into the case, according to Thursday's motion.

They say the 25% figure is apt because...

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