We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

Wal-Mart Wins Partial Dismissal of Class Action Suit

Law360 (August 30, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has dismissed two counts of racketeering in a lawsuit brought by a group of illegal immigrants against their former employer, retail giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

In his opinion, Judge Joseph A. Greenaway Jr. of the U.S. District Court in Newark, N.J., ruled that the plaintiffs failed to show how the violations of U.S. immigration law caused them economic harm.

“The path from wrongdoing to injury is too indirect to meet the proximate cause requirement,” Greenaway wrote Monday in his 17-page decision. “Wal-Mart may...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.