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Consumer Law: MMPA-Removal of Class Action-Amount in Controversy

Where class-action plaintiffs brought an action in Missouri state court against a massage business that advertised one-hour massage sessions but failed to disclose that the sessions included 10 minutes to undress, consult and dress, the district court erred in remanding ...

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8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals: Civil practice

Removal; amount in controversy 08-2458 James Bell, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. The Hershey Company; Mars, Inc.; Masterfoods USA; Nestle USA; Cadbury Adams USA, LLC, Defendants-Appellants Appeal From: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa Submitted: Jan. 15, 2009 Filed: Feb. ...

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Civil Practice: Removal – Amount In Controversy – Burden Of Proof

Where plaintiff, who brought a class action against chocolate manufacturers for alleged violations of state antitrust laws, specified an amount in controversy below the jurisdictional amount, the district court erred in requiring the defendants to prove to a legal certainty ...

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