Skip to comments.Pennsylvania Supreme Court rules against $4M attorneys fees
Posted on 12/06/2011 10:49:45 AM PST by Miami Vice
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled Friday that attorneys fees in a class action lawsuit against Kia Motors America were inappropriate.
Kia Motors America, an automobile manufacturer, lost a class action lawsuit for breach of express warranty. The Pennsylvania Superior Court affirmed the ...
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$600. per class member and almost $4.5M for the Attorneys. Sounds about fair... /s
I asked a law professor how he decided how much to sue for. He said, You type one of the non-zero numbers. Then you sit a secretary down and she keeps her finger pressed on the zero until she passes out or you run out of paper.
I remember a time here in Western Pennsylvania where any foreign car maker who came before a jury on something like this would have gotten hit for triple damages.
If the feds regulate virtually every business why not tell the legal profession that they can’t charge more than 5% of settlements? Loser pays would also be a great step forward to reducing the number of phony or nuisance lawsuits.