Oil Spill MDL Judge Caps Attorney Fees At 25 Percent

Oil Spill MDL Judge Caps Attorney Fees At 25 Percent

NEW ORLEANS - The federal judge in Louisiana overseeing litigation arising from the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon and ensuing oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010, ruled June 15 that attorneys representing clients resolving claims through the multidistrict litigation's settlement fund can seek only 25 percent of the award (In re: Oil Spill by the Oil Rig "Deepwater Horizon" in the Gulf of Mexico, on April 20, 2010, MDL 2179, Case No. 10md2179, E.D. La.). Subscribers may view the order available within the full article.

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