J&J Overtime Suit To Remain In Federal Court: Judge

Law360, New York (November 5, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge has refused to move a proposed class action suit against Johnson & Johnson back to state court, in a decision that echoes the recommendations of a magistrate judge.

Judge Jose L. Linares of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey on Friday declined a request by plaintiff and former sales representative Joseph Faltaous to move the overtime suit back to the Superior Court of New Jersey, Middlesex County.

In October, Magistrate Judge Mark Falk had recommended that the case stay...
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