Welcome to Critical MassLaw.com’s weekly briefing for class action and mass tort attorneys. A $202 million request for attorney fees in the Flint water settlement is getting pushback — and it’s not just in court. The first bellwether trial over 3M’s combat earplugs has begun in Florida in front of both a jury and spectators. Find out who got appointed to an unsecured creditors committee of a Texas utility that filed for bankruptcy amid the recent winter storm.

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