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Bankruptcy Judge Splits $20 Million Fee Award Evenly Among 4 Law Firms

Mealey's (August 30, 2016, 8:30 AM EDT) -- NEW YORK — A $20 million attorney fee fund from a settlement between an insurer and asbestos claimants should be divided equally among four law firms that negotiated the settlement based on the language and meaning of the agreement, a New York federal bankruptcy judge held Aug. 26 (In re: Johns-Manville Corporation, et al. [Eric Bogdan and the Bogdan Law Firm v. Bevan & Associates, LPA, Inc., et al., No. 15-01023] No. 82-11656, S.D. N.Y. Bkcy.; 2016 Bankr. LEXIS 3145).

(Memorandum decision available. Document #48-160923-001Z.)...
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