The Standard Fire Insurance Co. v. Knowles
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|Case Term||OT 2012|
|Question Presented||When a named plaintiff attempts to defeat a defendant's right of removal under the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 by filing with a class action complaint a “stipulation” that attempts to limit the damages he “seeks” for the absent putative class members to less than the $5 million threshold for federal jurisdiction, and the defendant establishes that the actual amount in controversy, absent the “stipulation,” exceeds $5 million, is the “stipulation” binding on absent class members so as to destroy federal jurisdiction?|
|Lower Court's Decision||yes|
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Outcome - Reverse
This case was decided on 18 March, 2013.