3rd Circ. Ruling Imperils Consumer Class Actions, Group Says

Law360, New York (October 02, 2013, 3:16 PM ET) -- The Third Circuit should reconsider its recent decision to reverse the certification of a class of consumers accusing Bayer Corp. of falsely advertising vitamins, Public Citizen said Wednesday, arguing it threatens consumers' ability to hold companies accountable for deceptive marketing.

The public interest group submitted an amicus curiae brief with the appeals court in support of the plaintiffs' bid for a rehearing, filed on Friday.

A three-judge panel ruled in August that a New Jersey federal judge should not have certified a class of Florida consumers...
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Case Title

Gabriel Carrera, et al v. Bayer Corp, et al


Case Number

12-2621

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Appellate - 3rd Circuit

Nature of Suit

4360 Other Personal Injury

Date Filed

June 11, 2012

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