Class Claims Kept Intact In $100M Bayer Sex Bias Suit

Law360, New York (April 2, 2012, 7:40 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey federal judge denied Bayer Corp.'s bid Friday to strike class allegations in a $100 million sex discrimination suit, holding that Bayer's argument that the allegedly amorphous class claims conflicted with the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark Dukes decision was premature.

U.S. District Judge Dennis Cavanaugh rejected the defendants' motion to strike the class allegations and partially dismiss the plaintiffs' second amended complaint. Bayer presented a strong legal analysis with respect to potential problems with class certification, but its arguments weren't appropriate at this point...
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BARGHOUT et al v. BAYER HEALTHCARE PHARMACEUTICALS et al


Case Number

2:11-cv-01576

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New Jersey

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs

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Kevin McNulty

Date Filed

March 21, 2011

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