What Attorneys Should Know About Fee Deferral

Law360 (June 3, 2021, 1:43 PM EDT) -- With current high-profile lawsuits like those involving product liability claims stemming from the use of Johnson & Johnson talc powder and 3M Co. earplugs, any dollar amounts plaintiffs are ultimately awarded in settlement will be widely publicized and discussed. And rightfully so — monetary verdicts or settlements are a major win for those affected by any defective products.

Lawyers, however, will likely also have another dollar amount on their minds: attorney fees.

It's common knowledge that for every corporate defendant brought to justice, the plaintiff trial lawyers who went up against them have earned themselves a payday in the form of...

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