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Tag Archives: Judge James P. Jones

Claim plausibly alleged vs. non-diverse defendant (access required)

Where defendants sued for their alleged responsibility for a motor vehicle accident argued that one company was improperly named as a defendant, but the record showed a potential basis for liability against that company, its presence destroyed diversity jurisdiction and ...

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Class conditionally certified in FLSA ‘rounding’ suit (access required)

Where plaintiffs alleged their employer underpaid hourly employees by rounding time entries, and offered affidavits showing they worked the same or similar hours, performed the same or similar duties and operated the same or similar equipment as all putative subclass ...

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Supplemental notice by mail to potential class allowed (access required)

Where the court previously allowed plaintiffs asserting claims for unpaid overtime to send notices to potential class members via U.S. Mail, but the response rate has been significantly below typical opt-in rates, the plaintiffs can now send reminder notices by ...

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