Subway Settlement Giving Attorneys a Lot of Dough Doesn’t Measure Up

JD Supra covers the Subway ‘footlong’ settlement.

A settlement giving the class attorneys $525,000 without giving customers any meaningful benefits was thrown out by the Seventh Circuit, which found class never should have been certified because the case sought only worthless benefits to class members.

The opinion aptly described this case by comparing it to another, finding, “A class action that ‘seeks only worthless benefits for the class’ and ‘yields [only] fees for class counsel’ is ‘no better than a racket’ and ‘should be dismissed out of hand.’”

Read the full article at JD Supra.