Kmart Faces Hearing Over Missing Docs In Seating Suit

Law360, San Francisco (June 6, 2013, 5:23 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge Thursday ordered an evidentiary hearing on Kmart Corp.’s failure to hand over customer checkout schematics in a high-profile class action accusing the retailer of failing to provide seating for cashiers, harshly condemning big law firms that delegate discovery to paralegals or clients.

U.S. District Court Judge William Alsup focused Thursday's hearing on discovery disputes related to the plaintiffs' motion for relief from Judge Alsup's post-trial ruling in favor of Kmart last December, and didn't take oral argument on Kmart's motion for summary judgment or...
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