STORY FROM: Benzene & Emerging Toxic Torts Litigation

New Hampshire Federal Court Won’t Reconsider Remand Efforts in Water Contamination Case

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 ...

Associated Documents
Motion to Reconsider
Motion to Dismiss

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