Judge Remands For Consideration Of Asbestos Defendant’s Motion To Dismiss
(March 7, 2016, 2:27 PM EST) -- LOS ANGELES — Dismissal of the sole subject matter jurisdiction defendant and equitable factors require remand of an asbestos case so a state court can address a second defendant’s pending dismissal motion, a federal judge in California held March 3 (Carmen Villanueva v. 3M Co., et al., No. 16-183, C.D. Calif.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 27404).
(Opinion available. Document #01-160323-008Z.)
After Oscar Villanueva died of mesothelioma in February 2015, Carmen and Daniel Villaneuva and Diane Deatrick filed a wrongful death suit against numerous companies whose conduct...