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WDVA: Class jurisdiction extended to non-resident claims (access required)

A recent U.S. Supreme Court case did not require dismissal of putative class claims that might arise from illegal prerecorded calls to class members outside Virginia. While that approach may be logical in the mass-tort context, it is unnecessary in a putative class action. Background Plaintiff Christopher Morgan alleges that Defendant U.S. Xpress Inc. used pre-recorded calls ...