Radiator Specialty Settlement Prompts Remand
December 1, 2005
DALLAS -- A federal court judge has indicated her intent to remand a benzene complaint because the lone removing party has reached a settlement with the plaintiffs. Palmer, et al. v. Safety-Kleen, et al., No. 05-CV-1422 (N.D. Texas).
According to the Nov. 10 order issued by Judge Jane Boyle of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Radiator Specialty has reached a settlement with the plaintiffs, therefore rendering the removal of the plaintiffs' claims moot.
'The Court puts the remaining parties on notice that it intends to exercise its discretion...and remand this case to state court once …