Lawyers Want $3.6M Award In Insurance Software Breach Suit

By Ganesh Setty (June 6, 2022, 6:18 PM EDT) — One-third of an $11 million settlement to resolve a data-breach class action against Zywave Inc., a software provider for insurance companies, should go toward attorney fees, the three named plaintiffs in the case told a Texas federal court.

Jay Heath, Edward Shapiro and Daisy Becerra Lopez said in a motion Friday that a roughly $3.67 million fee award is reasonable both under the percentage method and “lodestar” method used by courts in the Fifth Circuit to determine an attorney fee award’s appropriateness.

The plaintiffs in a class action in a Texas federal court say that one-third of the $11 million settlement…

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