Judge Finds Bad Faith Attempt To Defeat Removal In Claims Against Crown Cork
(August 15, 2016, 2:03 PM EDT) -- PHILADELPHIA — A man’s failure to pursue litigation against a company and the existence of a clear statutory bar to recovery warrants a finding that the defendant was added in a bad faith attempt to defeat removal, a federal judge in Philadelphia held Aug. 11 (In re: Asbestos Products Liability Litigation (No. VI); William Ney, et al. v. Owens-Illinois Inc., et al., No. MDL 875, 16-2408, E.D. Pa.).
(Opinion available. Document #01-160817-028Z.)
In March 2014 William and Loretta Ney filed suit in Philadelphia County Court of...