A judge has ended two months of plaintiffs lawyers' squabbling and picked two firms to take the lead in a class action potentially worth hundreds of millions of dollars against Aetna Health. Rejecting the plaintiffs' proposed compromise plan of dividing the leadership role among seven law firms, the judge sided with Aetna counsel, who argued the litigation would be a mess without a single point of contact on the plaintiffs' side.
Ending Plaintiffs Lawyers' Quarreling, Judge Names Lead Counsel in Aetna Class Action
New Jersey Law Journal
August 4, 2009