H&R Block Unit's Cert. Appeal Denied In Contract Suit

Law360, New York (September 3, 2009, 7:14 PM EDT) -- A California appeals court has rebuffed a bid by H&R Block Inc.’s accounting and business consulting unit to decertify a national class in a $250 million breach of contract action accusing the firm of failing to make good on agreements to market thousands of small and midsize businesses.

The California Court of Appeal for the Fourth District on Wednesday refused to hear RSM McGladrey Business Services Inc.’s appeal seeking to overturn a lower court’s class certification of nearly 4,500 U.S. businesses, which claim they each paid...
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