Mealey's PI/Product Liability - 5th Circuit Finds Post-Removal Defendant's Defense Defeats Remand

Mealey's PI/Product Liability - 5th Circuit Finds Post-Removal Defendant's Defense Defeats Remand

SAN ANTONIO - A post-removal defendant need not file its own notice or join in the original notice to keep an asbestos case in federal court after dismissal of the removing defendant, a Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel held July 23 (John Calvin Humphries v. Elliot Co., et al., No. 14-30182, 5th Cir.).

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