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NY Life Loses Bid To Deny Class Cert. In Wage Action

Law360 (April 27, 2011, 6:13 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Wednesday denied New York Life Insurance Co.'s bid to shut down class certification in a suit brought by an insurance salesman who claims the company makes illegal deductions from his commission.

Though there may be issues with class certification in the future, it is too early in the case to rule it out, U.S. District Judge William H. Pauley said, denying New York Life's bid to deny class certification and strike the class allegations.

The decision allows plaintiff Brian Chenensky to pursue potentially costly discovery against New York Life, something the insurer wanted to avoid....

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December 20, 2007

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