Judge Remands Chemical Injury Case; Federal Removal Statute Applied Improperly
(June 30, 2016, 2:19 PM EDT) -- ST. LOUIS — A federal magistrate judge in Missouri on June 29 remanded to state court a personal injury lawsuit brought by two men who contend that they contracted cancer as a result of exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) manufactured by Monsanto Co., ruling that the federal officer removal statute had been applied to the case improperly (Thomas Kelly, et al. v. Monsanto Co., et al., No. 15-01825, E.D. Mo.).
(Order available. Document #15-160705-012R.)
On Nov. 9, 2015, Thomas Kelly and Michael Krzeszewski filed a...