Ninth Cir.: Each of Several Defendants Should be Allowed 30 Days to Seek Removal to Federal Court

Plaintiff sued 39 defendants in a State court action, which alleged federal causes of action. The federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held: each defendant has 30 days from the date that defendant is properly served with process to file notice of removal under 28 U.S.C. § 1446(b). [Case advance sheet courtesy of www.metnews.com]
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