Class Proposal Doesn't Stick In DuPont Teflon MDL

Law360, New York (December 8, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A district judge has rejected a bid for class certification from 23 potential statewide classes in a $5 billion multidistrict litigation against DuPont Co. over Teflon-coated cookware, finding that many of the lead plaintiffs could not even prove they were members of the purported class.

In an order dated Dec. 5, U.S. District Judge Ronald E. Longstaff of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa denied the plaintiffs' motion for class certification and ordered all statutes of limitations tolled for 90 days in...
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