Women Win 11th Circ. Appeal Bid In Fla. Wal-Mart Bias Suit

By Kurt Orzeck (December 3, 2013, 6:28 PM EST) -- A Florida federal judge on Tuesday allowed women who brought a regional gender bias lawsuit against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to try to revive their class claims, finding that recent high court precedent may have affected the grounds for their dismissal.

The judge said there was a controlling question of law as to whether the Eleventh Circuit precedent the district court relied on when it tossed plaintiffs' claims in September had been undercut by subsequent high court rulings.

Zenovdia Love and others had argued that an interlocutory appeal with the Eleventh Circuit would avoid the potential of having to try the case...

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