Court Overturns Class Certifications In Car Maker MDL

Law360, New York (March 28, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- An appeals court has overturned the class certification of two class groups, one for injunctive relief and another for damages, in multidistrict litigation that alleges a number of automakers colluded to keep cheaper Canadian cars out of the United States.

In a decision Friday, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit told the district court to dismiss the class to cover injunctive relief in the case. It also reversed the district court's decision to certify the damages classes for state...
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