Massachusetts Federal Judge: Unaccepted Offer Does Not Moot Class Complaint

WORCESTER, Mass. - An unaccepted offer of judgment under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 68 in a proposed class action does not moot the claim even if the offer is made before the plaintiff moves to certify the class, a Massachusetts federal judge ruled Dec. 16 (Bais Yaakov of Spring Valley v. ACT, Inc., No. 12-40088, D. Mass.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 175907).

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