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Sali v. Corona Regional Medical Center (D.C. No. 5:14-cv-00985-PSG-JPR)

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Ninth Circuit Permits Use of “Inadmissible” Expert Testimony for Class Certification Purposes

Jackson Lewis P.C. • November 05, 2018
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit just denied a request to review en banc a panel ruling that authorizes trial courts to consider evidence that would be inadmissible at trial when deciding whether a class may be certified (Sali v. Corona Regional Medical Center (D.C. No. 5:14-cv-00985-PSG-JPR)). The decision was filed on Thursday, November 1 over a sharply critical dissenting opinion authored by Judge Carlos Bea. Bea, who was joined by four of his colleagues, wrote that the majority’s decision “involves a question of exceptional importance and is plainly wrong.”