What Duties Do Lead Lawyers Owe MDL Plaintiffs?
That’s the question at the heart of a recent opinion by Judge David Herndon in the Yazmin/Yaz litigation, although the opinion itself is about whether remand to state court is appropriate. (Spoiler: Judge Herndon thinks it isn’t.)
As to the federal jurisdiction question, given the way that the complaint is framed, jurisdiction appears to lie under CAFA, 28 U.S.C. 1332(d)(2), because...
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