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9th Circ. Nixes Remand In Dollar Tree Rest Break Action

Law360, New York (April 1, 2015, 5:55 PM EDT) -- The Ninth Circuit on Wednesday overturned a California federal judge's decision remanding to state court a rest break class action against Dollar Tree Stores Inc., ruling that revised class claims gave the retailer a second chance to bring the suit to federal court.

In a published opinion, the appeals court said Dollar Tree's request for removal was timely because it was filed less than a month after a state judge approved broader class claims that pushed the amount in controversy beyond a $5 million threshold....
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Richard Reyes v. Dollar Tree Stores, Inc.


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15-55176

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Appellate - 9th Circuit

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February 1, 2015

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