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Subway Patrons' Ill. Soda Tax Suit Sent Back To State Court

Law360, New York (October 27, 2017, 7:34 PM EDT) -- A federal judge on Thursday granted a request by two consumers to send back to state court their litigation against the U.S. franchiser of Subway restaurants over the alleged misapplication of a Cook County, Illinois, soda tax, shutting down the company’s claims that the motion was frivolous.

U.S. District Judge Matthew F. Kennelly signed off on Charles Drake and Mario Aliano’s Oct. 23 motion to remand their proposed class action, which noted that Doctor’s Associates Inc. had removed the action because the cost of complying with...
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Case Information

Case Title

Drake et al v. Doctor's Associates, Inc.

Case Number



Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

370(Other Fraud)


Honorable Matthew F. Kennelly

Date Filed

September 22, 2017

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