Clarification Of Remand Denial Issued In Class Suit Over Jeep Safety Recalls

(June 1, 2016, 10:45 AM EDT) -- KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A stipulation limiting the amount of attorney fees cannot be used by a plaintiff in a class complaint to preclude federal jurisdiction pursuant to the Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA), a Missouri federal judge opined May 26 in an order clarifying a denial of remand in a class complaint over safety recalls of certain Jeep vehicles (David Faltermeier, et al. v. FCA US LLC, No. 15-491, W.D. Mo.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 69108).

(Order clarifying denial of remand available. Document #43-160603-021R.)...
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