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John Deere Maker Wants Out Of Decreased Crop Yield Suit

Law360, New York (September 15, 2016, 2:57 PM EDT) -- Deere & Co. asked an Indiana federal judge on Wednesday to squash a proposed class action brought by a farmer accusing the company of changing the design — and in effect reducing crop yields — of some of its John Deere brand agricultural planters without telling farmers, saying that the customer offers no proof of Deere’s alleged deception.

Deere said that Indiana farmer Craig Armstrong’s references to false “representations” that Deere and its agents made about the planter he purchased are too vague to qualify as a legitimate claim under the state’s Deceptive Consumer Sales Act.

“Armstrong’s inability to specifically identify...

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Indiana Southern

Nature of Suit

190(Contract: Other)


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Date Filed

April 15, 2016

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