Judge Remands, Finds Reasonable Chance Of Recovery Against Nondiverse Defendant
Mealey's (September 19, 2016, 1:22 PM EDT) -- NEW ORLEANS — The mere fact that a man and his co-workers cannot identify a company that allegedly supplied asbestos-containing products to their employer does not preclude recovery or justify finding the defendant improperly joined, a federal judge in Louisiana held Sept. 14 in granting emergency remand (William Gregory Bozeman v. Wyeth Holdings Corp., et al., No. 16-14606, E.D. La.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 124713).
(Opinion available. Document #01-160928-003Z.)
William Bozeman filed suit in October 2015 against numerous companies in the Orleans Parish Civil District Court....