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Court to decide if state claim is ‘mass action’ under CAFA

WASHINGTON – In a case that will have a major effect on the way states bring consumer protection actions against alleged corporate wrongdoers, the U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether a state-law -based parens patriae action is removable ...

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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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