Caterpillar Gets Discovery On Faulty Engines Pared Down

Law360, New York (March 18, 2014, 6:45 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal judge modified a discovery order in a putative class action alleging Caterpillar Inc. sold faulty bus engines, ruling Monday that the plaintiffs had failed to show the discovery on one of the two at-issue engines was necessary for class certification.

Salud Services Inc., which does business as Endeavor Bus Lines, had argued that it was entitled to pre-class-certification discovery on Caterpillar’s C-13 and C-15 heavy-duty on-highway diesel engines, but U.S. Magistrate Judge Andrea M. Simonton disagreed Monday because Salud's third amended complaint didn't...
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