Applebee's Suits Over Hidden Fat Sent To State Court

Law360, New York (November 18, 2009, 4:12 PM EST) -- Two proposed actions accusing Applebee’s International Inc. of fraudulently mislabeling the nutritional content of Weight Watchers International Inc. menu items will head back to state court, taking a bite out of the companies' bid to consolidate several similar cases in multidistrict litigation.

Judge William O. Bertelsman of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky granted Anita Kramer's motion to remand her suit in a brief order on Wednesday, adopting a ruling issued a day earlier in the U.S. District Court for the Southern...
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