Dispatcher OT Suit To Stay In Federal Court For Now

Law360, New York (January 15, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Finding that American Medical Response Inc. “put the cart before the horse” in filing a motion for dismissal from an overtime wage class action, a federal judge has denied the ambulance operator's request and ordered the parties to continue conducting limited discovery in order to determine the proper jurisdiction for the suit.

U.S. District Judge Marilyn Hall Patel of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California signed an order Jan. 12 denying American Medical Response's dismissal motion, saying she found it surprising that...
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