Walmart COVID-19 Return Policy Class Action to Proceed in Calif. Federal Court

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LOS ANGELES — A California federal judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit accusing Walmart Inc. of imposing a no-return policy on customers during the COVID-19 pandemic without adequately posting the policy in its stores, ruling that the plaintiffs adequately pled a claim for breach of contract.

In a Nov. 6 order, Judge Jesus G. Bernal of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California further ruled that the plaintiffs adequately alleged a violation of a California consumer law requiring retailers to clearly inform customers of return policies.

The plaintiffs, all California citizens, accuse Walmart of changing its …

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