State AGs, DOJ oppose controversial Wine ‘Til Sold Out settlement

Legal Newsline profiles the Center for Class Action Fariness’ objection in the Wines Till Sold Out class action litigation

The Competitive Enterprise Institute’s Center for Class Action Fairness represents a member of the class who objects to the settlement in a brief calling for the dismissal of the proposed settlement.

“While class members receive nominal benefits under the settlement, class counsel is seeking $1.7 million in fees and expenses, unopposed by Wines ‘Til Sold Out, without regard to the actual recovery by class members,” a press release from the CCAF states. The result is a settlement that impermissibly allocates the bulk of the settlement benefit to the class attorneys rather than class members.”

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