7th Circuit Overturns Denial Of Class Certification In Moldy Washer Action

7th Circuit Overturns Denial Of Class Certification In Moldy Washer Action

CHICAGO - Relying on a recent decision in which a U.S. circuit court certified an identical class of claimants, the Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Nov. 13 overturned a decision that denied certification of a class of claimants who allege that certain front-loading automatic washers cause mold growth (Larry Butler, et al., individually and behalf of all others similarly situated, v. Sears Roebuck and Co.,  Nos. 11-8029, 12-8030, 7th Cir.; 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 23284).

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