Sub Case May Be Moving Along
Posted: February 22, 2013 at 4:34 a.m.
A federal lawsuit claiming Subway sandwiches are shorter than advertised may be moving again.
A case management procedure in which a federal panel transfers numerous civil cases involving one or more common questions of fact to one federal district court which then coordinates and oversees pretrial proceedings, signs off on settlement of some cases, and dismisses others. Remaining cases are sent back to the original court of filing for trial. The procedure works well when plaintiffs nationwide file lawsuits alleging the same issues against the same defendants.
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