Judge Denies Couple Remand In Tainted Groundwater Case Against Johnson Controls
Mealey's (July 13, 2016, 2:22 PM EDT) -- SOUTH BEND, Ind. — A federal judge in Indiana on July 11 denied a couple’s motion to remand its groundwater contamination case to state court on grounds that the defendant’s motion to remand was timely and that the local controversy to the Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA) did not apply (Amos Hostetler, et al. v. Johnson Controls Inc., No. 15-226, N.D. Ind.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 89278).
(Opinion available. Document #15-160719-009Z.)
Amos and Debbie Hostetler sued Johnson Controls Inc. and Tocon Holdings LLC in the...