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Delaware Court Recommends Dismissal of 2 Asbestos Defendants Without Prejudice
December 28, 2015
WILMINGTON, Del. –– A Delaware federal court has recommended the dismissal of two asbestos defendants, noting that the plaintiffs have indicated that they are no longer pursuing service as to one of the parties.
In the Dec. 21 order, the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware noted that the plaintiffs additionally have been able to complete service for the second asbestos defendant.
Ralph and Joan Shaw filed the underlying asbestos-related action in the Delaware Superior Court in Feb. 2015; CBS Corp. removed the case in Aug. 2015.
One month after the case was removed, the plaintiffs ...