Another State-Based Obstacle To Class Actions

Law360, New York (January 10, 2014, 2:02 PM EST) -- The United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida granted partial summary judgment for Demilec USA in a class action arising out of injuries and damages allegedly caused by the company’s various spray polyurethane foam insulation products, finding that the plaintiff lacked standing to sue under the consumer protection laws of states other than Florida, including Louisiana, Alabama, North Carolina, Georgia, Virginia, Texas and Mississippi.[1]

Plaintiff Renzi’s suit is one of many cases against product manufacturers, installers and distributors of what is known as spray...
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