California Federal Judge: Bus Driver’s Class Counsel Is Inadequate
(August 31, 2016, 9:20 AM EDT) -- LOS ANGELES — A California federal judge on Aug. 26 denied a motion for certification of a class of bus drivers bringing wage-and-hour claims, finding that class counsel does not meet Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23’s adequacy requirement (James Motty, et al. v. First Student, Inc., et al., No. 15-7463, C.D. Calif.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 114948).
(Order available. Document #43-160902-014R.)
James Motty, a former bus driver for First Student Inc., filed a class complaint against the busing company in the Los Angeles County Superior...