Jimmy Choo Customer Asks 11th Circ. To Nix Class Deal

Law360, New York (August 16, 2017, 4:21 PM EDT) -- A member of a proposed class action accusing luxury shoemaker Jimmy Choo of printing sensitive data on credit card receipts has asked the Eleventh Circuit to reverse approval of a $2.5 million settlement, arguing that a lower court erred in awarding attorneys’ fees in excess of 25 percent.

The would-be class member, Cynthia L. Wagner, said in a brief filed Monday that the district court abused its discretion by awarding class counsel one-third of the gross settlement fund and ignoring U.S. Supreme Court precedent from 2010...
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