5th Circuit Vacates Remand, Orders Consideration Of Jurisdiction Issues
Mealey's (August 30, 2016, 12:15 PM EDT) -- NEW ORLEANS — An asbestos case removed on other grounds may remain in federal court where dismissal leaves only parties with complete diversity, but on remand a federal court must determine if that situation applies to the case before it, a Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel held Aug. 25 (Joannie L. Jefferson, et al. v. Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s London, No. 15-30211, 5th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 15867).
(Opinion available. Document #01-160831-018Z.)
Joannie Jefferson, Adriane Georges, Derrie Jefferson, Ryan Jefferson, Thomas Jefferson IV,...