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Landlords Get Class Cert. In Philly Gas Liens Suit

Law360, Philadelphia (December 1, 2016, 7:47 PM EST) -- A group of landlords suing Philadelphia Gas Works for allegedly failing to provide them adequate advance notice before placing liens on their properties for unpaid bills racked up by tenants were granted class certification by a federal judge on Thursday.

U.S. District Judge Curtis Joyner, who heard arguments over the issue at a July bench trial, ruled that since a potential injunction in the case would have an effect on all landlords in the city, it made sense to treat them as a class.

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Case Information

Case Title

AUGUSTIN et al v. City of Philadelphia

Case Number



Pennsylvania Eastern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Other



Date Filed

July 14, 2014

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