3rd Circ. Says Pet Food Refund Cap Still Needs Work

Law360, New York (December 16, 2010, 6:21 PM EST) -- A federal appeals court mostly upheld a $24 million settlement Thursday over a massive recall of pet food, but sent the settlement back to district court for further proceedings over a cap on reimbursements for recalled pet food purchased by class members.

The U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey didn't have enough information to determine if the $250,000 cap in the settlement for purchase claims from consumers who hadn't already been reimbursed was adequate, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals...
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