15 Cited authorities

  1. Jones v. GN Netcom, Inc.

    654 F.3d 935 (9th Cir. 2011)   Cited 1,469 times   7 Legal Analyses
    Holding that district courts should "award only that amount of fees that is reasonable in relation to the results obtained," even where counting all hours reasonably spent would produce a larger fees award
  2. Resnick v. Frank

    779 F.3d 934 (9th Cir. 2015)   Cited 460 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Holding that awards cumulatively representing 0.17% of the settlement fund were reasonable
  3. Redman v. Radioshack Corp.

    768 F.3d 622 (7th Cir. 2014)   Cited 155 times   12 Legal Analyses
    Holding that class counsel's filing of an attorneys’-fee motion "after the deadline set by the court for objections to the settlement had expired" violated Rule 23(h) and stating that "[t]here was no excuse for permitting so irregular, indeed unlawful, a procedure"
  4. Ciolino v. Frank

    716 F.3d 1173 (9th Cir. 2013)   Cited 146 times   10 Legal Analyses
    Holding that "in a case where the class receives only coupon relief," attorney's fees must "be calculated using the redemption value of the coupons"
  5. True v. American Honda Motor Co.

    749 F. Supp. 2d 1052 (C.D. Cal. 2010)   Cited 95 times
    Finding that "discovery ha[d] been sufficient to permit the parties to enter into a well-informed settlement, and this factor weighs in favor of approval"
  6. Pearson v. NBTY, Inc.

    772 F.3d 778 (7th Cir. 2014)   Cited 76 times   9 Legal Analyses
    Concluding that the claims process of a consumer class action settlement appeared to have been designed "with an eye toward discouraging the filing of claims"
  7. Shames v. Hertz Corp.

    CASE NO. 07-CV-2174-MMA(WMC) (S.D. Cal. Nov. 5, 2012)   Cited 24 times
    Holding that such a "clear sailing" provision was not collusive because attorneys' fees were separately negotiated and did not impact the benefits made available to the class
  8. In re Merck Co., Inc. Vytorin Erisa Litigation

    Civil Action No. 08-CV-285 (DMC) (D.N.J. Feb. 9, 2010)   Cited 25 times
    Finding hours expended by counsel to be reasonable and noting that "the time dedicated and expenditures incurred do not include costs that will arise immediately in the future, such as the settlement hearing conducted before this Court"
  9. Rigo v. Kason Indus., Inc.

    NO. 11-CV-64-MMA(DHB) (S.D. Cal. Jul. 16, 2013)   Cited 9 times
    Finding $2,500 incentive award for more than two years of service well within the acceptable range
  10. CLRB Hanson Industries, LLC v. Weiss & Associates, PC

    465 F. App'x 617 (9th Cir. 2012)   Cited 10 times
    Finding cash equivalent voucher was "not a 'coupon settlement'"
  11. Rule 23 - Class Actions

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 23   Cited 35,111 times   1237 Legal Analyses
    Holding that, to certify a class, the court must find that "questions of law or fact common to class members predominate over any questions affecting only individual members"
  12. Rule 5 - Serving and Filing Pleadings and Other Papers

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 5   Cited 22,233 times   16 Legal Analyses
    Allowing service by filing papers with the court's electronic-filing system
  13. Section 1712 - Coupon settlements

    28 U.S.C. § 1712   Cited 146 times   18 Legal Analyses
    Providing that "the portion of any attorney's fee award to class counsel that is attributable to the award of the coupons shall be based on the value to class members of the coupons that are redeemed"