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Lawsuits Allege ‘Objector Blackmail’ in Class Action Litigation

A pair of legal complaints filed this week allege that “objector blackmail” is corrupting class-action litigation. The complaints, connected to unrelated cases, are asking courts to clamp down on serial class-action objectors whom they accuse of squeezing money from plaintiffs’ lawyers by threatening to hold up settlement payouts. They allege that lawyers are demanding large payments […]

(via WSJ)