Class action duties: Distribution of settlement proceeds

Although a claim arising from exposure to toxic waste rather than from medical treatments or products, a recent UK decision draws attention to obligations falling on lawyers representing claimants to ensure that, after a settlement, the claim proceeds reach the intended recipients.

An appeal from Agouman v Leigh Day [2016] EWHC 1324 (QB) has been foreshadowed, as discussed in an article by Neil Rose.

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