• In Standard Fire Insurance Co. v. Knowles, the Supreme Court Rejects a Creative Class-Action Dodge
  • March 26, 2013
  • Law Firm: Alston Bird LLP - Atlanta Office
  • The Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA) plainly provides for federal-court jurisdiction over a putative class action if, among other things, the matter in controversy exceeds $5 million. To make that determination, CAFA requires a district court to “aggregate” the value of all putative class members’ claims.