STORY FROM: Benzene & Emerging Toxic Torts Litigation
New Hampshire Federal Court Won’t Reconsider Remand Efforts in Water Contamination Case
February 27, 2017
CONCORD, N.H. –– A New Hampshire federal court overseeing a water contamination case has refused to reconsider a motion to remand, rejecting the plaintiffs’ stance that when a proposed class is discrete in nature, a common sense presumption should be used to determine whether citizenship requirements have been met.
In a Feb. 16 docket entry, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire denied the plaintiffs’ motion to reconsider remand and denied without prejudice a motion to dismiss, ordering the plaintiffs to file a consolidated complaint by Feb. 27.
In the class action complaint filed on May 24 ...
Motion to Reconsider
Motion to Dismiss