Mealey's Litigation Procedure - Magistrate: Classes In Laptop Surveillance Lawsuit Not Sufficiently Defined

Mealey's Litigation Procedure - Magistrate: Classes In Laptop Surveillance Lawsuit Not Sufficiently Defined

ERIE, Pa. - The lead plaintiffs in a putative class action against a provider of rent-to-own (RTO) laptop computers did not adequately identify ascertainable classes in their complaint alleging that the retailer used a program to spy on its customers, a Pennsylvania federal magistrate judge ruled Jan. 31, recommending that their motion to certify the class be denied (Crystal Byrd, et al. v. Aaron's Inc., et al., No. 1:11-cv-00101, W.D. Pa.).

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