July 10, 2019 / 12:55 PM / 6 days ago

Q&A: DOJ's Eyler on fight against 'unfair' class action settlements

The U.S. Justice Department under the Trump administration is cracking down on class action settlements that it views as providing little value to consumers while rewarding plaintiffs’ attorneys.

Under the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005, defendants in class actions are required to notify the department and state attorneys general of the terms of a deal, after it’s proposed, to give them a chance to weigh in.

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