8th Circ. Backs Remand Of Walgreens Tracking Case

Law360, New York (July 12, 2013, 6:11 PM EDT) -- The Eighth Circuit on Friday rejected Walgreen Co.'s efforts to send a putative class action accusing it of planting tracking software on users' computers to federal court, saying the company's removal bid was untimely and could not be justified by documents in a separate case.

In affirming a district court remand order, a unanimous panel rejected Walgreens' argument that a 30-day removal window was renewed when it received discovery documents entered in a separate case being pursued by one of the named plaintiffs. The company initially...
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