Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
ARGUED: Jeffrey Michael Wakefield, Flaherty, Sensabaugh & Bonasso, PLLC, Charleston, West Virginia, for Appellant. William L. Bands, Bell & Bands, PLLC, Charleston, West Virginia, for Appellees. ON BRIEF: Scott L. Winkelman, Jennifer N. Waters, Lynn E. Parseghian, Katherine J. Nesbitt, Crowell & Moring, LLP, Washington, D.C., for Appellant. Harry F. Bell, Jr., Tim J. Yianne, Bell & Bands, PLLC, Charleston, West Virginia, for Appellees.
Reversed and remanded by published opinion. Judge NIEMEYER wrote the opinion, in which Chief Judge WILLIAMS and District Judge WILLIAMS joined.
United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit.
NIEMEYER, Circuit Judge:
After AT & T Mobility LLC, formerly known as Cingular Wireless LLC, removed a class action from a West Virginia state court to federal court under the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005, the district court remanded the case, finding that AT & T failed to show that the matter in controversy exceeded the sum or value of $5 million, exclusive of interest and costs, the jurisdictional threshold established by the Class...
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