Legislation designed to limit the number of frivolous and costly class action lawsuits that drive up consumer product costs and depress economic and job growth has been voted down in the Senate Judiciary Committee. SB 737, authored by Senate Republican Leader Bob Huff (R-Diamond Bar), sought to change the way class action lawsuits are litigated in California by giving equal opportunity to both parties to appeal the decision of class certification.
“Current law regarding class action lawsuits is essentially a jobs program for high-priced attorneys,” said Senator Huff following today’s hearing. “California is fertile ground for class actions because
Source: State Senator Bob Huff