5th Circuit: California Proper Venue For Attorneys' Defamation Lawsuit

5th Circuit: California Proper Venue For Attorneys' Defamation Lawsuit

NEW ORLEANS - The Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Sept. 17 agreed that a defamation case filed by attorneys involved in the Chinese drywall multidistrict litigation in Louisiana should be transferred to a California federal court (Russ M. Herman, et al. v. Cataphora Inc., et al., No. 12-30966, 5th Cir.; 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 19190).

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