Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Theodore H. Frank , Center for Class Action Fairness, Washington, D.C., for the objectors-appellants.
Daniel L. Warshaw , Pearson, Simon Warshaw & Penny, Sherman Oaks, CA, for the plaintiffs-appellees.
Terrence J. Dee , Kirkland & Ellis, Chicago, IL, for the defendants-appellees.
Before: MICHAEL DALY HAWKINS and RAYMOND C. FISHER, Circuit Judges, and JACK ZOUHARY, District Judge.
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.
HAWKINS, Senior Circuit Judge:
The settlement agreement approved in this products liability class action provides the class $100,000 in cy pres awards and zero dollars for economic injury, while setting aside up to $800,000 for class counsel and $12,000 for the class representatives — amounts which the court subsequently awarded in full in a separate order. William Brennan and other class members (collectively "Objectors") challenge...
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