Claims Trimmed In ADA Suit Over Layout Of Kohl's Stores

Law360, Springfield (August 14, 2017, 7:16 PM EDT) -- A onetime class action suit against retailer Kohl’s was trimmed further on Friday, as an Illinois federal judge severed the claims of the once-certified class that claimed Kohl’s stores’ layouts violated the Americans with Disabilities Act.

U.S. District Judge Ronald Guzmán decertified the class of shoppers in May, and on Friday severed the claims of the remaining named plaintiffs in the suit, saying the claims were too disparate.

“As an initial matter, now that class certification has been denied, it is not clear that joinder of the plaintiffs is proper ... given that their claims do not arise out of the...

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October 21, 2014

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