8th Circ. Keeps Nissan Dashboard Row In State Court

Law360, New York (May 31, 2013, 9:25 PM EDT) -- Nissan North America Inc. failed to convince the Eighth Circuit to move a class action over its allegedly defective dashboard to federal court Friday, when the court found that the amount at issue did not satisfy the minimum $5 million threshold for class actions to be removed to federal court. 

A three-judge panel affirmed a lower court’s January decision remanding the case to state court, saying it was correct to find that Missouri law would not permit the class to obtain more than $5 million in...
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