Class In Seagate Settlement Too Vague: Calif. Court

Law360, New York (September 16, 2009, 7:22 PM EDT) -- A California appeals court has vacated a class settlement in a case accusing Seagate Technology Holdings of overstating the storage capacity of its computer hard drives, ruling that the class definition and notice were too vague despite supporting the deal in principle.

California's First District Court Appeal ruled Sept. 15 that the class definition and notice remained too ambiguous to receive approval because some class members could be confused over whether they had bought their drive from an authorized vendor in order to be eligible to...
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