Home Depot Markets Fake Saltillo Tiles As Real: Suit

Law360, New York (September 22, 2011, 7:54 PM EDT) -- A pair of Texas consumers allege in a putative class action removed to federal court Thursday that Home Depot USA Inc. and its supplier have conspired to falsely market terra-cotta tiles made from foreign clays as authentic Saltillo tiles.

Home Depot filed its notice of removal under the Class Action Fairness Act, alleging that the size of the proposed class and the damages sought by the plaintiffs warranted the action proceeding in the Southern District of Texas instead of the 93rd Judicial District Court of Hidalgo...
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