Seventh Circuit Decertifies Multi-State Class and Suggests Caution in Class Certification
30 October 2008
Mayer Brown Article
30 October 2008 - On October 28, 2008, the Seventh Circuit decertified a multi-state class action in Thorogood v. Sears, Roebuck & Co., No. 08-1590. The opinion is important to those businesses that routinely face the threat of class actions, as well as to practitioners who defend against such lawsuits.