The end of abusive class-action lawsuits? Or the end of industry?

December 30, 2013 | By JAMES BURLING

The answer is probably, “neither,” but in two cases that we’re asking as amicus for the Supreme Court up this January, the stakes are high.   The cases are Sears v. Butler and Whirlpool v. Glazer and involve some washing machines with a musty smell.  But the problem isn’t the allegedly smelly washers, it is the fact ...