2nd Circ. Upholds New York Life Win In Wage Suit

Law360, New York (September 18, 2013, 6:34 PM EDT) -- The Second Circuit on Wednesday upheld a lower court order throwing out a putative class action claiming New York Life Insurance Co. underpaid its insurance agents, ruling that the plaintiffs were too local to press claims in federal court.

A three-judge panel said that the putative class of insurance agents had too many New Yorkers — the Class Action Fairness Act says that a class action can be dismissed if over two-thirds of the class are from the state where the case was filed, a rule...
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