Cox Loses Bid To Toss Calif. Worker Class Action

Law360, New York (September 10, 2010, 3:41 PM EDT) -- Cox Communications Inc. has lost an early attempt to dismiss a putative class action that seeks millions of dollars in potential damages for violations of California labor law, with a judge saying the complaint is specific enough under federal pleading standards.

Judge Marilyn L. Huff of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California issued the ruling Thursday, giving the green light for the plaintiffs' lawsuit to proceed and directing Cox to answer the complaint, which was originally filed in state court.

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