Federal Judge: No Remand In Suit Without Defined Class, Amount In Controversy

Mealey's (August 17, 2016, 1:23 PM EDT) -- ST. LOUIS — A Missouri federal judge on Aug. 16 denied a motion to remand a class complaint accusing a telecommunications provider of selling its customers’ private information, finding that the defendant was able to show federal jurisdiction pursuant to the Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA) despite the plaintiffs’ lack of clear class definition and amount in controversy (Reno Cova, et al. v. Charter Communications, Inc., No. 16-675, E.D. Mo.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 108028)....

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