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Del. Court Adopts Recommendation that Asbestos Exposure Suit be Remanded to State Court
July 25, 2016
WILMINGTON, Del. –– A Delaware federal court has adopted a report and recommendation of a magistrate judge that suggested an asbestos case be remanded to state court, according to a recent order.
The U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware issued the order on July 21; in it, the court adopted a report and recommendation issued by Magistrate Judge Sherry Fallon, in which the judge concluded that there was no causal connection between “the claims and the conduct performed under color of a federal office.”
In June, Judge Fallon found that the evidence indicated that the U.S. Navy did ...