On July 8, 2019 Judge Merryday granted our motion for class certification. The Court held as follows:
Embry’s class certification motion (Doc. 14 in 8:19-cv-539-T-23AAS) is GRANTED. Embry’s proposed class is CERTIFIED. The class includes:
All Laser Spine Institute employees throughout the United States who were not given a minimum of 60 days’ written notice of termination and whose employment was terminated on or about March 1, 2019, as a result of a “mass layoff” or “plant closing” as defined by the Workers Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act of 1988, excluding the directors and officers of Laser Spine Institute.
Deanna E. Ali and Heather Embry are APPOINTED as class representatives. Ryan D. Barack, Luis A. Cabassa, Brandon J. Hill, and Michelle Erin Nadeau are APPOINTED as class counsel.
You can read the order here: Order Granting Motion to Certify Class.
We will be submitting a proposed class notice, which will go out to all potential class members. In addition, we will be filing a class Proof of Claim in the state court Assignment for the Benefit of Creditors action, which is handling the various claims against the LSI entities.