Judge Refuses to Certify Class in TJX Security Suit

Law360, New York (November 30, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal court judge has refused to grant class certification to a group of plaintiffs that brought suit against TJX Cos. and Fifth Bancorp over what's been called the largest retail security breach in U.S. history.

Judge William G. Young of the U.S. District Court of the District of Massachusetts denied two separate bids for class certification, one against TJX and one against Fifth Bancorp, in the same order, basing his decision on what he called questions “regarding the propriety of the scope of the proposed...
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