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Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Court Dismisses Consumer Fraud Claims Against Sears

The Northern District of Illinois has dismissed with prejudice consumer fraud claims in a putative class action against Sears based on an alleged design defect that prevented adequate water drainage and proper self-cleaning.   The court held that plaintiffs' consolidated complaint failed to meet Rule 9(b)'s heightened pleading standards.   Mass Tort Defensehas more (including a copy of the decision).

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http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/2009/11/court-dismisses-consumer-fraud-claims-against-sears.html

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