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Civil Practice – Class Actions – Mootness – ‘Pick off’ Exception – Relation Back Doctrine (access required)

  The defendant-hospital’s action—dismissing its counterclaim against the plaintiff-patient and binding itself not to seek payment from him—does not moot plaintiff’s class action on behalf of uninsured patients who were charged pursuant to the hospital’s “Chargemaster” rates. The relation back doctrine may be applied to relate a now-moot individual claim back to the date of a ...

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