Police Say Court Erred In Halting Bulletproof Vest Class Action

By Nathan Hale (September 22, 2021, 4:35 PM EDT) -- A group of police associations and officers urged the Eleventh Circuit on Wednesday to revive their suit alleging a design defect in bulletproof vests made by Florida-based Point Blank Enterprises Inc., arguing the trial court made numerous legal errors in denying them class certification.

Miami-based U.S. District Judge Rodolfo A. Ruiz's findings prompted him to dismiss the case last August, since federal jurisdiction was based solely on the Class Action Fairness Act. But the plaintiffs contend that he delved too deeply into the merits of the case and incorrectly held that the class was not ascertainable and common questions would not...

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