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Louisiana Federal Judge Says Denial Of Motion To Amend Was Not Made In Error

(October 31, 2016, 8:35 AM EDT) -- NEW ORLEANS — A Louisiana federal judge on Oct. 26 determined that a federal magistrate judge did not err in denying a plaintiff’s motion to file a first amended complaint in an asbestos coverage dispute and noted that any amendment to the plaintiff’s complaint would be futile (Jesse Frank Sheppard v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. et al., No. 16-2401, E.D. La.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 147990).

(Opinion available.  Document #03-161102-001Z.)

Jesse Frank Sheppard filed suit in the Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans, La.,...
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