Wal-Mart Shoppers Drop Suit Over 'Illegal' Switchblades

Law360, New York (September 21, 2010, 2:02 PM EDT) -- The plaintiffs in a putative class action alleging Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and other retailers sold defective knives that were illegal under federal and state law have agreed to withdraw their case, much of which was dismissed in June.

Judge Fred Biery of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas signed off on a joint motion of dismissal Monday, noting that putative class members whose claims were not dismissed in the June order were free to refile the case at a later date....
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