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Thorogood v. Sears Roebuck & Co., No. 09-3005

By FindLaw Staff on February 12, 2010 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

In plaintiff's class action lawsuit claiming that defendant-company sold dryers that were misrepresented as containing stainless steel drums in violation of the Tennessee Consumer Protection Act, dismissal of the suit for lack of subject matter jurisdiction, after a remand following decertification, is affirmed as the district judge was within his discretion in deciding that no attorney's fees should be awarded.     

Read Thorogood v. Sears Roebuck & Co., No. 09-3005

Appellate Information

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division

Decided February 12, 2010


Before: Posner, Kanne, and Evans,  Circuit Judges

Opinion by Circuit Judge  Posner

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