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Objector Issue Plugs Up Target Flushable Wipes Deal

Nov. 30, 2018, 9:50 PM

A Target Corp. settlement over allegedly not-so-flushable wipes will be held up a little longer before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit can hear an objector’s appeal.

The trial court required objector Erich Neumann to post an $80,000 bond in case he loses his appeal. Neumann fought the bond requirement but didn’t get a reasoned explanation from the lower court when it turned down his arguments, the Sixth Circuit said Nov. 29.

Appeal bonds are one tool settling parties have to root out potentially vexatious appeals meant only to delay a class settlement until the parties pay ...