28 U.S. Code § 1713 - Protection against loss by class members

The court may approve a proposed settlement under which any class member is obligated to pay sums to class counsel that would result in a net loss to the class member only if the court makes a written finding that nonmonetary benefits to the class member substantially outweigh the monetary loss.


(Added Pub. L. 109–2, § 3(a),Feb. 18, 2005, 119 Stat. 7.)


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