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Submitted: March 16, 2011

Before WOLLMAN, MURPHY, and GRUENDER, Circuit Judges.

Minnesota homeowners brought this action*fn1 against Zurn Pex, Inc. and Zurn Industries, Inc (Zurn) alleging that brass fittings used in the company’s cross linked polyethylene (PEX) plumbing systems are inherently defective. In pretrial motions the homeowners sought class certification for their consumer protection, warranty, and negligence claims, and Zurn moved to strike the testimony of two of the homeowners’ experts. After denying Zurn’s motion to strike the expert testimony, the district court*fn2 granted the homeowner requests for class certification for their warranty and negligence claims, but denied it for their consumer protection claims. Zurn appeals from the district court’s certification order. We affirm.

 
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