5th Circuit Panel Affirms Economic Loss Rule Bars Texas Evacuation Class Claims

NEW ORLEANS - A unanimous Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel entered a per curiam opinion Aug. 12 affirming an order dismissing a putative evacuation damages class action for failing to state a claim under the Texas economic loss rule (Edward Hall, et al. v. El Dorado Chemical Co. Inc., No. 12-20651, 5th Cir.).

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