5th Circuit Vacates Remand After Plaintiffs Abandon Asbestos Case

(November 16, 2015, 12:47 PM EST) -- NEW ORLEANS — A Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Oct. 30 vacated remand of an asbestos case but declined to provide instruction guiding ancillary proceedings (Debra Dummitt Meyers and Ronald Palmero v. A.W. Chesterton, et al., No. 15-30528, 5th Cir.).

(Opinion available. Document #01-151118-012Z.)

Debra Meyers and Ronald Palmero sued numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed Ronald Dummitt to asbestos in the U.S. Navy, leading to his death from mesothelioma.

The plaintiffs filed suit in the Orleans Parish, La., District Court and then...
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