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May 19, 2016

In the News Today – May 19, 2016

  • WSJ Rips Uber Settlement: Calling it “everything you hate about plaintiff attorneys in a single case,” a Wall Street Journal editorial rips last month’s proposed $84 million settlement between Uber and plaintiffs’ attorney Shannon Liss-Riordan. Under the settlement, “Ms. Liss-Riordan would pocket $21 million while most drivers would get $24.” (Wall Street Journal)
  • Senate Panel Considers TCPA Reforms: “In 2014, the average attorney’s fees for a TCPA class action lawsuit totaled $2.4 million, while consumers ended up winning an average of $4.12 per case,” testified Snell & Wilmer partner Becca Wahlquist, representing the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform in a U.S. Senate Commerce Committee hearing yesterday. The hearing considered possible reforms to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. (ACA International)
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