Judge Trims Class Action Over Ritz-Carlton Resort Interests

Law360, Los Angeles (February 10, 2014, 4:08 PM EST) -- A federal judge in Minnesota on Friday trimmed a putative class action in which owners of fractional interests in Colorado condominiums accused the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Co. LLC of making its resorts less exclusive, ruling that some of the allegations failed to state a claim.

Partially granting the defendants' motion to dismiss, U.S. District Court Judge David S. Doty decided that Ritz-Carlton and its affiliates were allowed to expand their resort program to include members in an affiliated Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp. plan.

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