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King v. Great American Chicken Corp., Inc. , 18-55911

Held that the district court erred in remanding a class action to state court under the Class Action Fairness Act's local-controversy exception. The plaintiff argued that her wage-hour class action against a fast-food chain belonged in state court because more than two-thirds of the putative class members were California citizens. Unconvinced, the Ninth Circuit reversed and remanded for additional discovery regarding how many former employees had moved to other states, among other things.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2018/09/06


  • Clifton


  • United States Ninth Circuit


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