When you are filing a complaint to federal court, or
removing one to federal court, the value of a claim for injunctive relief can
be included in determining whether the $75,000 amount in controversy required
for diversity jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. §1332(a) is met.
Today in JTH Tax. Inc. v...
WASHINGTON, D.C.- (Mealey's) Courts must calculate the
amount in controversy in class suits rather than focus on the amount being
sought by a class representative in deciding in which jurisdiction a class
complaint belongs, Theodore J. Boutrous Jr. of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in