JC Penney Can't Nix Shoppers' Suit Over False Sale Signs

Law360, New York (July 18, 2012, 2:04 PM ET) -- A federal judge on Monday denied J.C. Penney Corp. Inc.'s bid to dismiss a proposed class action accusing the company of misleading customers by placing sale signs over items that were actually regularly priced, saying the plaintiff's alleged economic injury meets legal standards.

J.C. Penney had argued that plaintiff Cynthia E. Spann did not allege she lost money or property under California's unfair competition and fair advertising laws and failed to properly allege damages under the state's Consumer Legal Remedies Act, but U.S. District Judge James...
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