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Litigating Medicaid Class Actions

By Jeanne Finberg

This article contains several federal practice tips for beginning legal services attorneys who may be reluctant to bring a class action. It discusses what questions should be asked before filing a suit, including whether a class action is appropriate, whether preliminary relief should be sought, and whether the case should be filed in state or federal court. Issues of settlements, appeals, and attorney fee rates are also explored.

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