Class Certified In Warranty Suit V. Office Depot

Law360, New York (March 30, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has certified a pared-down class in a lawsuit that accuses Office Depot Inc. of marketing and selling a fraudulent warranty plan to computer purchasers in violation of California business and warranty laws.

Judge Ronald M. Whyte of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Monday granted class status under lead plaintiff Mary Sanbrook's Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act claim to anyone who purchased Office Depot's Performance Protection Plan in California after Oct. 12, 2004, and who did not have the...
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