Texas Court Won't Dismiss Action Challenging Pneumo Abex Settlement

HOUSTON - Differences between a Texas action alleging tortious acts and a now-closed New York case that resulted in the settlement of asbestos claims against Pneumo Abex LLC make comity principles irrelevant, a Texas court held on July 25 in denying a writ petition seeking dismissal of the case (In re: Cooper Industries LLC and Cooper US Inc., No. 14-13-00500-CV, Texas App., 14th Dist.).

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