Over Objections, Appeal Bond Set In $6.3M Godiva Row

Law360, New York (January 9, 2017, 6:20 PM EST) -- A Florida federal judge adopted the recommendation of a magistrate judge Monday, rejecting a request that two “serial objectors” post a $115,000 bond to appeal a $6.3 million settlement that ended a class action against Godiva Chocolatier Inc., calling the recommended $2,500 bond reasonable.

U.S. District Judge William P. Dimitrouleas ordered a $2,500 bond posted for the costs of any appeals that need to be resolved before the settlement, which would end the lawsuit accusing the chocolatier of publishing more than the last five digits of...
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