Decide Grants Roundup Price Order, Regardless of ‘Completely Out of Management’ MDL Compensation System

Judge Vince Chhabria of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

A federal judge who scourged a $ 800 million motion from the lead plaintiffs attorney suing Roundup has upheld the fee order – despite imposing changes that would result in a significantly lower amount – while imposing new rules for seeking compensation in inter-district litigation that "appears to have received". completely out of control. "

U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria, who oversees the interdistrict Roundup litigation in the Northern District of California, originally threatened to reject a Common Benefit Fund that reimburses the lead plaintiffs' attorneys for their work on behalf of all Roundup attorneys, citing such fees "An example of MDLs gone wild". The lead plaintiffs' attorneys had sought withholding 8% of fees and 0.25% of litigation costs from attorneys who obtained settlements and judgments for Roundup plaintiffs.


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