5th Circuit Affirms Denial Of Remand In Damaged Dashboards Suit

Mealey's (April 13, 2016, 12:29 PM EDT) -- NEW ORLEANS — The Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on April 8 affirmed a trial court’s finding that a class complaint accusing several car dealerships of improperly selling vehicles with damage to the dashboard and various interior components due to the heat encountered during normal use in Texas belongs in federal, not state, court (Felicia Carter, et al. v. Westlex Corporation, et al., No. 15-20561, 5th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 6469).

(Opinion available. Document #43-160415-018Z.)

“Overall, Plaintiffs failed to introduce any evidence suggesting that...
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