Class Cert Grant Prompts Mediation For Capital One

Law360, New York (October 21, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A wage-and-hour case against Capital One Home Loan LLC is headed to mediation after the plaintiffs — a group comprising several hundred loan consultants, processors and closers — won class certification on federal and state law claims.

The certification rulings, which came down at the end of September, played a part in Capital One's decision to mediate, plaintiffs' counsel Brendan Donelon said on Tuesday. Donelon wasn't sure if mediation would resolve the case, but he was confident about the strength of the plaintiffs' claims.

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