Leaner Class Gets Conditional Cert. In Farmers OT Suit

Law360, New York (July 20, 2012, 3:57 PM EDT) -- A South Carolina federal judge granted conditional certification in an overtime collective action against Farmers Insurance Exchange on Friday, a year after shooting down a broader certification bid from the plaintiffs in a ruling that called the U.S. Supreme Court's Dukes decision "illuminating."

U.S. District Judge David Norton granted former Farmers workers David MacGregor, James Cantrell and Debra Carnahan's motion for certification of a group of property claims representatives who worked under a particular branch manager in Farmers' "Atlanta zone."

"We're very pleased that the district...
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Case Information

Case Title

MacGregor et al v. Farmers Insurance Exchange

Case Number



South Carolina

Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards


David C Norton

Date Filed

December 3, 2010

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