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CONSUMER CAUSE, INC. v. MRS. GOOCH'S NATURAL FOOD MKT., B171583

An unnamed member of a putative class who successfully objects to class certification and approval of a proposed classwide settlement agreement may be entitled to an award of attorney fees under the equitable common fund or substantial benefit doctrines.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 03/07/2005
  • Published 03/07/2005

Judges

  • PERLUSS, P.J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Kendrick & Nutley, Garrett Kendrick and C. Benjamin Nutley, Beverly Hills, for Movant and Appellant Nicholas Giampietro.

  • For Appellees:
  • Chassman, Yang & Seelig, Mark B. Chassman, Los Angeles, and Rhonda E. Kaley, for Respondents Mrs. Gooch's Natural Food Markets, Inc. dba Whole Foods Market., Kendrick, Jackson & Kearl, John J. Kendrick, Jr., and Jane Grilliot Kearl, for Defendant and Respondent Old Durham, Inc.
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