Berniard v. Dow Chem. Co.

ELR Citation: ELR 20214
No(s). 10-30497 (5th Cir. Aug 6, 2010)

The Fifth Circuit affirmed a lower court decision remanding to state court residents' class action lawsuit against a chemical company in connection with a chemical release at one of its facilities. The Class Action Fairness Act authorizes federal jurisdiction over class actions where, among other th...