Judge Calls Wal-Mart Settlement Objections Frivolous

Law360, New York (March 10, 2010, 3:59 PM EST) -- A federal judge has chastised four objectors to an $85 million settlement approved late last year in wage-and-hour litigation against Wal-Mart Stores Inc., calling their objections “frivolous” and ordering them to each post a sizable appeal bond by the end of the month.

In an order Monday, Judge Philip M. Pro of the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada stopped short of calling the attorneys representing the four “professional objectors,” but noted their documented history of filing appeals of orders approving other class action...
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