2nd Circuit Says Law Firm’s Appeal Of Liability Ruling Improper
(August 17, 2016, 7:17 AM EDT) -- NEW YORK — The Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on July 26 dismissed an appeal by a law firm for an asbestosis victim seeking to hold the longtime insurance broker for Johns-Manville Corp. liable for his injuries, stating that the court lacks jurisdiction because the ruling appealed was not a final order (The Bogdan Law Firm v. Marsh USA, Inc., et al., No. 16-1153, 2nd Cir.).
(Order available. Document #48-160826-010R.)
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