Treadmill Users Get Partial Cert. In Heart Monitor Suit

Law360, Springfield (March 17, 2017, 9:31 PM EDT) -- An Illinois federal judge on Thursday granted certification to a class of consumers alleging treadmill maker Precor Inc. sold them products with defective heart rate monitors on the issue of liability, but found that certification should be withheld on the issue of damages.

U.S. District Judge Harry Leinenweber certified a class of people who bought Precor treadmills with the allegedly defective heart monitor technology and are residents of California, Illinois, Missouri, New Jersey, and New York. Class representatives Gary Mednick and Steven Bayer originally filed suit...
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