Judge Remands 2 Asbestos Cases Removed Under Same Notice

Mealey's (October 11, 2016, 1:54 PM EDT) -- NEW YORK — After untwisting two asbestos cases removed in the same notice, a federal judge in New York on Sept. 6 remanded both, saying dismissal of the removing defendant stripped the court of jurisdiction over one and that federal jurisdiction never existed in the second (Frances A. Barrio, et al. v. A.C. and S. Inc., et al., No. 14-3717, S.D. N.Y.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 130388).

(Opinion available.  Document #01-161012-005Z.)

Frances Barrio, individually and on behalf of Edward Barrio, filed suit against numerous companies whose...
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