Judge Denies Class Status To 9,000 ARIC Agents In Wage Suit

Law360, New York (April 25, 2012, 1:28 PM EDT) -- An Iowa federal judge denied certification Tuesday to plaintiffs in a putative class action alleging American Republic Insurance Co. wrongly cut renewal commissions, saying they proposed an overly broad class definition that would have included thousands of former insurance agents.

U.S. District Judge Robert W. Pratt denied a Feb. 24 motion that would have certified a class of all insurance agents who worked for ARIC and parent company American Enterprise Services Co. over the past decade — more than 9,000 in total, the judge said....
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Case Information

Case Title

Copp et al v. American Enterprise Services Company et al

Case Number



Iowa Southern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other


Robert W. Pratt

Date Filed

April 26, 2011

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