Kelly D. Simpkins defended a credit protection provider in a class action suit against the provider and a federal credit union for class claims related to a change in credit protection products.
On June 23, 2011, after hearing oral argument, the federal district court in South Carolina retained jurisdiction and denied remand to state court on the basis the plaintiff failed to establish her class claims met the local controversy exception to the Class Action Fairness Act (“CAFA”). Mungo v. Minnesota Life Ins. Co., 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 67654 (D. S.C. June 22, 2011).
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