6th Circ. Helps Class Cert. Appeal Bid, Applebee's Workers Say

Law360, New York (July 22, 2013, 3:30 PM EDT) -- Restaurant workers urged the Second Circuit on Friday to review a denial of class certification in their wage case against an Applebee's franchisee, arguing that a recent Sixth Circuit ruling bolsters their claim that a trial judge misinterpreted the U.S. Supreme Court's Comcast decision.

The Sixth Circuit's July 18 decision in a products liability case against Whirlpool Corp. rejected the position Comcast prohibited class certification if damages aren't susceptible to classwide measurement and thus backed up the plaintiffs' argument that the district court decision they're seeking...
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