9th Circ. Vacates Settlement in Tinder Age Discrimination Class Action Due to 'Inadequate' Class Representative

Reversing a lower court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has vacated the settlement in a discrimination class action against the social media dating app Tinder, determining that the class's representative had a strong interest in settling her claim because she had “no chance of going to trial” and failed to conduct "extensive discovery" related to the case.

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