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An Injunction By Another Name May Still Immediately Be Appealed

On May 6, 2016 by Schnader

The Third Circuit recently reaffirmed its authority to hear appeals from district court interlocutory orders that grant prospective equitable relief under 28 U.S.C. § 1292(a)(1), even where injunctive relief had not expressly been sought. Ramara, Inc. v. Westfield Ins. Co., 814 F.3d 660 (3d Cir. 2016). Such an order is immediately appealable, even though remaining elements of a case prevent the order from being a final order.

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