Lawn Mower Settlement Appeals May Have Merit: Judge

Law360, New York (November 3, 2010, 1:01 PM EDT) -- The judge overseeing multidistrict litigation accusing companies including Sears Roebuck & Co. of overstating horsepower of lawn mower engines has rejected the lead plaintiffs' argument that appeals by several unnamed class members of $65 million in settlements lack merit.

Judge Lynn Adelman of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin on Tuesday denied several motions that would have forced several attorneys representing unnamed class members to pay bonds of $80,000 each to pursue their appeals in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the...
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