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Civil Procedure Keyed to Rowe
Amchem Products, Inc. v. Windsor
Citation:521 U.S. 591 (1997)
A group of individuals who had been affected by asbestos poisoning (Plaintiffs) sought to file a class action against twenty companies (Defendants) who had manufactured products that exposed them to asbestos. The plaintiff class would include potentially millions of individuals who had been exposed to asbestos. The defendants objected that the class did not meet the adequacy of representation requirement under Rule 23.
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