The MDL centralizes Emerson Electric Co. lawsuits pertaining to allegedly false claims that the company made about its RIDGID-branded wet/dry vacuum.
Bonita Springs, Florida (PRWEB) June 05, 2013
Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of consumers, is proud to announce that Jordan Chaikin, a Partner with the firm, has been appointed to the Executive Committee of the Plaintiff’s Leadership Team in the multidistrict litigation (MDL, number: 2382) entitled In Re: Emerson Electric Co. Wet/Dry Vac Marketing and Sales Litigation (Case: 4:12-md-02382-HEA). The Order was filed on May 31.
According to the court papers, the MDL centralizes Emerson Electric Co. lawsuits pertaining to allegedly false claims that the company made about its RIDGID-branded wet/dry vacuum in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, Eastern Division, before the Honorable Henry Edward Autrey, U.S. District Judge. It consists of multiple cases in which numerous Plaintiffs allege that Emerson misrepresented the product’s peak horsepower and tank capacity. On August 15, 2012, the United States Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) consolidated these cases into the single MDL case now before the Court.
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Jordan Chaikin, Partner