Federal Asbestos MDL Judge Remands Cases For Trial

Federal Asbestos MDL Judge Remands Cases For Trial

PHILADELPHIA - The federal judge overseeing the asbestos multidistrict litigation on May 8 remanded more than 80 cases to California for "trial without delay," finding that all outstanding motions had been resolved and that settlement discussions had been exhausted. In one of the cases, the judge denied a motion seeking relief from an earlier order excluding an unsworn affidavit (Richard Close v. General Electric Co., et al., No. MDL 875, 09-70107, E.D. Pa.).

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