3rd Circ. Tosses Brother Fraud Suit For Relying On NJ Law

Law360, New York (March 8, 2013, 5:23 PM EST) -- The Third Circuit on Friday backed a decision nixing a proposed consumer fraud class action against Brother International Corp. that sought to take advantage of New Jersey law, saying law from the named plaintiff’s home state of South Carolina was more appropriate.

Named plaintiff Walter Huryk argued New Jersey law was appropriate because the company's alleged misrepresentations about its combined printer, fax, scanner and copier machines were the result of decisions made in its New Jersey headquarters, but the Third Circuit agreed with a district court...
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