9th Circuit Reverses Remand Of Lending Action, Orders Dismissal Of Claims

SAN FRANCISCO - A Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Oct. 23 reversed a federal judge in California's decision to remand a mass tort action brought by more than 100 plaintiffs, finding that the suit was properly removed under the Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA), and ordered the dismissal of the claims brought by all but the leading plaintiff because the allegations do not share common questions of fact or law (Carla Visendi, et al. v. Bank of America, N.A., et al., No. 13-16747, 9th Cir.; 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 21505).

Access this news story on lexis.com®