Sears Says Bayer Ruling Has No Bearing On Dryer Ad Case

Law360, Chicago (April 3, 2012, 3:38 PM EDT) -- Last year's U.S. Supreme Court ruling in a product liability suit against Bayer Corp. doesn't apply to a case alleging Sears Roebuck & Co. deceptively marketed faulty dryers, the retailer told the Seventh Circuit on Tuesday, seeking to preserve an injunction barring similar class actions against it.

In the consolidated appeal, which the Seventh Circuit is considering by direction of the high court, Sears attorney Philip M. Oliss of Squire Sanders & Dempsey LLP argued that an Illinois district court's injunction was "fully in accord" with...
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