Attorneys In Sponsored Stories Class-Action Lawsuit Vs. Facebook Seek $7.7M In Fees

California attorneys Robert Arns and Jonathan Jaffe, who represented five plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit against the social network over the use of their images in sponsored stories, are seeking $7.7 million in fees, Bloomberg reported.

Earlier this month, U.S. District Court Judge Richard Seeborg issued preliminary approval on a $20 million settlement.

According to Bloomberg, Arns and Jaffe said in a court filing that $7.7 million was fair given relief provided in the settlement and the risks they undertook to achieve it.

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