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Magistrate Questions Motive, Denies Motion To Add Defendant

Mealey's (October 20, 2016, 2:15 PM EDT) -- NEW ORLEANS — Saying she is “highly suspicious” of the motive behind adding a diversity-defeating asbestos defendant after removal and just before a motion for remand, a federal magistrate judge in Lousiana declined a motion to file a supplemental and amended complaint on Oct. 17 (Nolan Legeaux, et al. v. Borg-Warner Corp., et al., No. 16-13773, E.D. La.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 143241).

(Opinion available.  Document #01-161026-015Z.)

“While the Plaintiffs have not been dilatory in seeking the amendment, timeliness is not a panacea for the Court’s...
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