J-M False Ad Class To Win Cert. In PVC Pipe Action

Law360, Los Angeles (March 15, 2012, 9:39 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge said Thursday he plans to certify a class of potentially thousands of individuals and entities who say J-M Manufacturing Co. Inc. falsely claimed its PVC pipes met crucial industry standards.

“The question really is whether the case is going to stop now or it’s going to go forward as a class,” U.S. District Judge George H. Wu told attorneys Thursday. “It seems to me something is going to go forward as a class. I haven’t suggested that everything [the plaintiff] wants as...
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