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Judge OKs $35M Pella windows class action deal; $7.6M to plaintiffs' lawyers, $967K to objector Frank
Homeowners whose Pella windows may have leaked will soon be in line for refunds for their repair costs, while attorneys for plaintiffs and objectors will receive millions more in fees, under a deal approved by a Chicago federal judge to close at last a long, tortured class action lawsuit.
Bandas banishment prompts try to box out other objectors from plagued Pella Windows class action deal
Seizing on a federal judge’s order barring “serial” class action settlement objector Christopher Bandas from further objecting to class action settlements, a group of lawyers seeking to cash in on a sizable settlement in a controversy-plagued class action against Pella Windows have asked a federal judge to box out other objectors from collecting off their deal, because Bandas had been among those objectors.
A group of plaintiffs suing toy maker VTech over a 2015 data breach faced another setback when a Chicago federal judge again dismissed their would-be class action lawsuit.
Court asked to OK $36M deal to end tortured Pella defective window class action; attorneys to get $9M
About three and a half years after a federal appeals panel led by former Judge Richard Posner smashed a $90 million settlement agreement the judges described as “scandalous,” a new set of lawyers have introduced a new, smaller deal once again intended to a nearly 12-year old class action lawsuit against window and door maker Pella over allegedly defective windows.