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Shareholder suits: recycling cash, minus 30 percent



Cardozo lawprof (and adviser to this site) Lester Brickman, quoted by the N.Y. Sun's Josh Gerstein on the latest maneuver by Bill Lerach in a class action against Time Warner:

For most shareholders, class action litigation is a losing proposition because mostly it takes money from the shareholder's right pocket, transfers it to the shareholder's left pocket and charges the shareholder a commission of 30% or more for having had the assets transferred.

 

 


Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy
rmangual@manhattan-institute.org

Katherine Lazarski
Manhattan Institute
klazarski@manhattan-institute.org

 

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