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Roberts v. Tribeca Automotive, Inc., 2019 WL 522127 (D.N.J. February 11, 2019)

In this action, the District Court of New Jersey adopted a magistrate’s recommendation which granted the plaintiff’s motion to remand the case back to state court.  The plaintiff
Continue Reading District Court of New Jersey Declines CAFA Jurisdiction In A Matter That Is “Uniquely Local” Pursuant To CAFA’s “Interests of Justice” Exception

Kendrick v. Xerox State and Local Solutions, Inc., et al., 18-cv-00213 (N.D. Cal. 2018).

In granting plaintiffs’ motion to remand, a district court in California found that an action may be deemed a state action under section 1332(d)(5) if
Continue Reading A Private Entity May Be Treated As a State Actor Under Section 1332(d)(5) When Intertwined With State Actors Such That the Actions of One Can Be Imputed On Others

Join us at ACI’s 25th National Forum on Residential Mortgage Regulatory Enforcement and Litigation, October 22-24 in Dallas, Texas. McGlinchey Stafford is proud to be a supporting sponsor of the conference, and the CAFA Law Blog will serve as this year’s conference media
Continue Reading Join the CAFA Law Blog at ACI’s Residential Mortgage Regulation and Litigation Forum taking place in Dallas on October 22-24

McAllister v. The St. Louis Rams, LLC, No. 4:16-cv-00172 (E.D. Mo. Feb. 12, 2018).

In this action, while remanding a case to state court, a district court in Missouri found that the plaintiffs’ burden of proof, as the party invoking
Continue Reading Burden Of Proof Of A Party Invoking The Local Controversy Exception Is By A “Preponderance” – Or More Than 50% – Of The Evidence

Join us at ACI’s 25th National Forum on Residential Mortgage Regulatory Enforcement and Litigation, October 22-24 in Dallas, Texas. McGlinchey Stafford is proud to be a supporting sponsor of the conference, and the CAFA Law Blog will serve as this year’s conference media
Continue Reading Join the CAFA Law Blog at ACI’s Residential Mortgage Regulation and Litigation Forum taking place in Dallas on October 22-24

Join us at ACI’s 25th National Forum on Residential Mortgage Regulatory Enforcement and Litigation, October 22-24 in Dallas, Texas. McGlinchey Stafford is proud to be a supporting sponsor of the conference, and the CAFA Law Blog will serve as this year’s conference media
Continue Reading Join the CAFA Law Blog at ACI’s Residential Mortgage Regulation and Litigation Forum taking place in Dallas on October 22-24

Pattison v. Omnitrition International, Inc. No. 2:17-cv-01454 (W. D. Wa. Jan. 5, 2018).

In this action, while granting the defendants’ motion for reconsideration of the order remanding the matter to state court, a District Court in Washington found that the
Continue Reading Sworn Declaration Itself Serves As Factual Evidence Supporting The Amount-In-Controversy

White Knight Diner, LLC v. Arbitration Forums, Inc. No. 4:17-cv-02406 (E.D. Mo. Jan. 12, 2018).

In this action, while denying the plaintiffs’ motion to remand, a District Court in Missouri found that the plaintiffs could meet their burden under the
Continue Reading A “Resident” Is Not The Same As A “Citizen” For Purposes Of CAFA’s Local Controversy Exception