Ohio Plaintiffs Fail To Carry Local Controversy Burden To Remand Whirlpool Action

Ohio Plaintiffs Fail To Carry Local Controversy Burden To Remand Whirlpool Action

TOLEDO, Ohio - Claims against the owner of a recreational park joined as a defendant in a putative class action pursued in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio by neighbors of a Whirlpool Inc. factory in Clyde, Ohio, do not satisfy the Class Action Fairness Act local controversy exception for remand, the presiding judge ruled Aug. 13 (Tim Lagrou, et al. v. Whirlpool Corp., No. 13-947, N.D. Ohio).

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