Freeman v. Blue Ridge Paper Prods., Inc.

ELR Citation: ELR 20003
No(s). 08-6321 (6th Cir. Dec 29, 2008)

The Sixth Circuit held that a group of 300 landowners may not divide their class action nuisance suit against a paper mill into five separate water pollution claims to avoid federal jurisdiction under the Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA). The landowners divided their suit into five separate suits co...

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