Class Status Denied In Warranty Suit Against Learjet

Law360, New York (April 27, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge ruled Monday that the two proposed classes were too broad and inconsistent to certify in a suit charter plane company Cunningham Charter Corp. brought against Learjet Inc. accusing the aircraft manufacturer of using defective windshields and improperly refusing to honor claims under its warranty.

Citing "a number of fatal defects" to both the proposed class and subclass in the suit, Judge David R. Herndon of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois rejected Cunningham's motion without oral arguments.

Cunningham initially...
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