6th Circ. Backs Fee Award For $626M Flint Water Crisis Deal

By Bonnie Eslinger (March 17, 2023, 11:15 PM EDT) -- The Sixth Circuit upheld a decision awarding more than $200 million in fees from a $626 million settlement over the Flint, Michigan, water crisis, saying on Friday a group of objectors is not entitled to see the lawyers' billing records and the lower court judge didn't abuse her discretion in granting the award....

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