PASADENA, Calif. - The Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Oct. 30 reinstated a class complaint accusing Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of falsely claiming that its battery recycling fee was required by California law (June Woolverton Johnson, et al. v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., No. 12-55233, 9th Cir.; 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 22119).