Writing for State Court Docket Watch, Chad Readler and Benjamin Flowers offered their perspective on a recent Ohio Supreme Court decision dealing with class action litigation:

When the Ohio Supreme Court interprets state class-action law, it often relies on decisions from the Supreme Court of the United States interpreting federal class-action law. But in Felix v. Ganley Chevrolet, Inc., the Ohio Supreme Court reached an issue the nation’s high court has yet to, but might soon, resolve: May courts certify classes that include members who have not “suffered [an] injury as a result of the conduct challenged in the suit?” Felix held they may not, at least not in cases alleging violations of the Ohio Consumer Sales Practices Act.

Read the article at State Court Docket Watch.