9th Circ. Lets Progressive Move OT Suit To Fed. Court

Law360, New York (November 29, 2010, 4:55 PM EST) -- An appeals court has reversed the remand of a putative wage-and-hour class action that California-based claims adjusters brought against Progressive Casualty Insurance Co. to state court, finding that Progressive met the necessary financial threshold to remove the matter to a federal district court.

In a 2-1 decision Tuesday, the three-judge panel with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit rejected the class action plaintiffs' arguments that Progressive rendered its appeal of the June 10 remand order moot by again removing the case from state...
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