Rea, et al. v. Michaels Stores, Inc.

Headline: Ninth Circuit Declines to Allow Defeat of CAFA Jurisdiction Based on Post-Filing Developments and Damages Waivers. Area of Law: Class Action Fairness Act; Federal Jurisdiction; Civil Procedure Issue(s) Presented: Whether consideration of post-filing developments is appropriate in assessing CAFA’s jurisdictional requirements. Whether a damages waiver defeats CAFA’s…