The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit caught tons of flack from tort reformers six months ago for green-lighting class action claims over mold-ridden Whirlpool Corporation washing machines. Since the consumer plaintiffs didn’t all buy the same model washers and encountered varying mold levels, The Wall Street Journal’s editorial board accused the appellate panel of ignoring the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2011 decision in Wal-Mart v. Dukes, which raised the bar for establishing class commonality.
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