9th Circuit Reverses Order To Remand Wage-And-Hour Class Suit

9th Circuit Reverses Order To Remand Wage-And-Hour Class Suit

PASADENA, Calif. - The Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on June 27 reversed a federal District Court's remand of a wage-and-hour class complaint to state court under the Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA); the appellate panel ruled that the defendants had not lost the right to removal due to a failure to file a timely notice under 28 U.S. Code Sections 1446(b)(1) or (b)(3) once they discovered, on their own that the case was removable (Amy Roth, et al. v. CHA Hollywood Medical Center, L.P., et al., No. 13-55771, 9th Cir.; 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 13224).

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