A federal appeals court has vacated a $24 million settlement of a consumer class action filed in the wake of a massive recall of tainted pet foods after finding one evidentiary flaw in the lower court’s analysis of whether it was “fair and reasonable.”
But the 74-page decision in In re Pet Food Products Liability Litigation is arguably a win for the settling plaintiffs because the appellate court rejected all of the serious objections that could have doomed the accord.
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