Wal-Mart Asks Pa. Justices To Boot $187M Wage Class Award

Law360, Harrisburg (May 8, 2013, 5:40 PM EDT) -- An attorney for Wal-Mart Stores Inc. asked the Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Wednesday to overturn a $187 million award granted to a class of workers who claim that they were denied paid breaks, contending that the company was denied its due process rights during the jury trial.

Ted Boutrous Jr. of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP argued that the retailer had been subjected to an unfair "trial by formula," a method of trying class action disputes that was expressly barred by the U.S. Supreme Court's 2011...
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