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Editor: Christopher J. Robinette
Widener Commonwealth Law School

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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