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Ninth Circuit: Plaintiffs' request to combine Calif. pain reliever lawsuits created mass action

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) - An appeals court has upheld the right of out-of-state defendants to remove lawsuits from state court to federal court when the suit involves numerous plaintiffs.

Ninth Circuit: Mass action against pharmaceutical company can stay in state court

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) -- A federal appeals court ruled this week that a mass action filed against Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc. can remain in a California state court.

Calif. courts see 9.5M cases filed in FY2012

California Chief Justice Tani Gorre Cantil-Sakauye