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Class action law

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

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A bill granting federal jurisdiction over state class action suits with claims of $5 mil. or more was signed by President Bush Feb. 18 after clearing the House Feb. 17. The law is the first successful step in the Administration's broad tort reform agenda, but medical and product liability may be a tougher sell (1"The Tan Sheet" Jan. 10, 2005, p. 9)...
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