Eighth Circuit Gives Target Another Crack at Keeping Consumer Class Action in Federal Court
A consumer class action against the Target Corp. will return to the U.S. District Court for the District of Arkansas for further consideration after a federal appeals court found that the lower court "effectively denied" the retailer an opportunity to establish federal jurisdiction.
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Robert Leflar filed a class action in state court for “[a]ll citizens of Arkansas who purchased one or more products from [Target] that cost over $15 and that were subject to a written warranty.
Leflar purchased a laptop at the retailer but could not read the manufacturer's warranty until after purchase.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit vacated the remand to state court to return the case to Arkansas federal court.
A consumer class action against the Target Corp. will return to the U.S. District Court for the District of Arkansas for further consideration after a federal appeals court found that the lower court “effectively denied” the retailer an opportunity to establish federal jurisdiction.
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