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April 11, 2012 11:34 AM | Posted by Kathryn H. Christian | Permalink
In Gooch v. Life Investors Insurance Company of America, Nos. 10–5003, 10–5723, 2012 WL 410926 (6th Cir. Feb. 10, 2012), the Sixth Circuit noted that the district court improperly applied the "clearly wrong" standard in deciding class certification by assuming the class representative's allegations to be true and resolving all doubts “in the plaintiff's favor” while conducting what it called “[a] limited factual inquiry into the class allegations, including the deposition of the named plaintiff.” read more