A federal judge in Camden has overruled objections by two plaintiffs-side lawyers in the Benicar multidistrict litigation that their share of legal fees in the case was inadequate.
Gerald Williams and Mark Cuker took issue with the $110,000 they were awarded for 1,066 hours worked in the case, which was settled in 2017 for $300 million. Their effective hourly rate was $103, which they said was far lower than the amounts paid to other firms under similar circumstances.
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