Mealey's Litigation Procedure - 3rd Circuit: Dietary Supplement Class Suit Belongs In Federal Court

PHILADELPHIA - The Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on April 10 declined to send a class complaint over the contents of a dietary supplement back to state court, finding that the lead plaintiff failed to "demonstrate to a legal certainty" that the claims are worth $5 million or less (Harold M. Hoffman, et al. v. Nutraceutical Corporation, No. 13-3482, 3rd Cir.; 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 6580).

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