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First Circuit Approves Cy Pres Distribution in Consumer Class Action

I have previously blogged about decisions in which the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and the Ninth Circuit rejected cy pres distributions of remaining funds in class action settlements. Recently, however, the Court of Appeals for the First … Continue reading

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Cy Pres Distributions of Class Action Settlement Funds

When large class actions are settled, money often remains in the settlement fund even after one or more distributions to class members  because some class members either cannot be located or decline to file a claim. Courts and/or the parties … Continue reading

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