December 29, 2019

Can Confidential Mediation Materials Start the 30-Day Clock Ticking for Removability Under the Class Action Fairness Act?

Josh Fruchter
The Class Action Fairness Act (“CAFA”) provides expanded original diversity jurisdiction in federal courts for class actions meeting certain requirements, including an amount in controversy that exceeds $5,000,000. If the class representative commences a class action in state court that meets the requirements for removal, a defendant may seek to..
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