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Mo. class actions over drug expiration dates removable under CAFA

State class actions alleging that drug makers labeled their products with deceptive expiration dates met the amount-in-controversy requirement for removal under the Class Action Fairness Act, the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in reversing judgment.

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CLASS ACTIONS

A class action plaintiff could not avoid removal to federal court by stipulating that his total damages would be less than the $5 million jurisdictional threshold for application of the Class Action Fairness Act. See “Class plaintiff can’t avoid removal ...

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Class plaintiff can’t avoid removal by stipulating to damages

A class action plaintiff could not avoid removal to federal court by stipulating that his total damages would be less than the $5 million jurisdictional threshold for application of the Class Action Fairness Act, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled.

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