LL Bean Says Proposed Slipper Class Action Doesn't Fit

Law360, Boston (May 23, 2018, 7:07 PM EDT) -- L.L. Bean Inc. on Wednesday asked a Massachusetts federal judge to toss a putative class action, arguing the Bay State resident who says the clothing giant breached its satisfaction guarantee policy is simply looking to replace an old pair of slippers for free.

Benjamin Pershouse purchased a pair of women's slippers at an L.L. Bean store in Burlington, Massachusetts, in 2012 for $42.26, according to the complaint. When the soles wore out, he tried to get a refund in March of this year, citing the company's guarantee that it will replace defective products, the suit says. The store manager denied a...

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