Asbestos Claims Against Foreign Entity Belong In Federal Court, Judge Says
Mealey's (July 19, 2016, 9:57 AM EDT) -- NEW ORLEANS — Neither a voluntary motion to dismiss pending when a defendant filed third-party claims nor a foreign entity’s late removal warrants remand, a federal judge in Louisiana held July 14 in also declining to sever the claims, which he concluded are probably subject to dismissal (Earl T. Lindsay Jr., et al. v. Ports America Gulfport Inc., et al., No. 16-3054, E.D. La.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 91649).
(Opinion available. Document #01-160720-016Z.)
After his death from lung cancer in February 2015, Earl Lindsay’s children filed...