WASHINGTON, April 4 (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected two corporate challenges in class action cases, refusing to hear bids by Wal-Mart Stores Inc and Wells Fargo & Co to throw out large judgments against them.
Wal-Mart had sought to get rid of a $187 million class action judgment over the retailer’s treatment of workers in Pennsylvania. Wells Fargo & Co wanted the justices to toss a $203 million judgment over allegations the bank had imposed excessive overdraft fees.
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Commentary by The Secular Jurist: This is more fallout from the recent death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who surely would have sided with these large corporations.