is like getting a Happy Meal without the food," Hyman said.
"The settlement, on its face, seems to be fair to the vegetarian
community, but you open up the box and what you're expecting just
isn't there." A "vegetarian" is a person who does
not eat meat, fish, fowl or any food derived from the flesh of animals.
of attorney's fees to plaintiffs' lawyers is also being appealed.
It is expected
that the appeal could take more than two years to be argued and
a decision rendered.
Shelist and Michael B. Hyman
Much Shelist is a Chicago law firm of 90 lawyers established in
1970 with a national business and litigation practice. Michael B.
Hyman, a principal in the firm, has a practice that concentrates
in contingent matters and consumer, antitrust and securities litigation.
On behalf of consumers, the firm has litigated high-profile class
actions involving infant formula, frequent flyer miles, auto repairs,
tires, seatbelts, tax-preparation services, billing for medical
testing, drought insurance, and telephone services, among others.
Mr. Hyman is one of the foremost class action practitioners in the
United States and has been one of the lead attorneys in lawsuits
against State Farm Insurance, H.& R. Block, American Airlines,
and Prudential Insurance.
Much Shelist Freed Denenberg Ament & Rubenstein, P.C.
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