Judge Declines To Bar Experts, Certifies Fraud Class In Suit Against Coffee Cup Makers
Mealey's (November 4, 2015, 2:39 PM EST) -- BENTON, Ill. — After denying several motions to exclude testimony, an Illinois federal judge on Nov. 3 granted a request to certify a statutory consumer fraud class in a lawsuit against the manufacturers of single-serve coffee cups (Linda Suchanek, et al. v. Sturm Foods, Inc. and Treehouse Foods, Inc., No. 11-565, S.D. Ill.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 148729).
(Memorandum and order available. Document #30-151106-022Z.)
Linda Suchanek, Richard McManus, Carol Carr, Paula Gladstone, Edna Avakian, Charles Cardillo, Ben Capps, Deborah Debenedetto and Carol J. Ritchie sued Sturm...