CAFA CASES - BY JURISDICTION - FEDERAL - 4TH CIRCUIT


<< Back to CAFA Cases



DISTRICT COURT DECISIONS


Title: Adams v. Insurance Co. of North America

Cite:  2006 WL 897945 (S.D. W.Va. Mar. 30, 2006)

Date: March 30, 2006

Court: Southern District of West Virginia (4th Circuit)

Subject: CAFA – Commencement

Summary:  West Virginia district court remands, finds that amended complaint relates back despite naming new plaintiffs.


Title: Chavis v. Fidelity Warranty Services, Inc.

Cite:  415 F.Supp.2d 620 (D.S.C. 2006)

Date: February 13, 2006

Court: District of South Carolina (4th Circuit)

Subject: CAFA – Other

Summary:  Remand denied by district court, holding that for removal purposes, CAFA provides an independent basis of federal jurisdiction.


Title: Zuleski v. Hartford Acc. and Indem. Co.

Cite:  No. Civ.A. 2:05-0490, 2005 WL 2739076 (S.D. W.Va. Oct. 24, 2005)

Date: October 24, 2005

Court: Southern District of West Virginia (4th Circuit)

Subject: CAFA – Commencement

Summary:  West Virginia district court remands, holding that for CAFA purposes, an action is commenced when it is filed in state court, not when it is remanded.


Title: Holland v. Cole Nat. Corp.

Cite:  2005 WL 1242349 (W.D. Va. May 24, 2005)

Date: May 24, 2005

Court: Western District of Virginia (4th Circuit)

Subject: CAFA – Other

Summary: The Western District of Virginia holds that plaintiff failed to satisfy the amount in controversy requirement.


About the Site

William_b_rubenstein_2 This site provides attorneys, judges, law professors and students with a comprehensive resource on class action law. The editor is William B. Rubenstein, Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. Professor Rubenstein's work emphasizes class action law: he has published, litigated, and served as an expert witness in the field and he regularly provides consulting services to attorneys involved in complex procedural matters. More..

Contact: rubenstein@law.harvard.edu



June 2011

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
      1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30