In Superfund Case, 7th Circuit Backs Easier Suit Transfer To Federal Courts

June 23, 2020
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit is backing other circuits in easing the ability to shift litigation from state courts to federal courts for actions that government contractors connect to federal government orders, in a case over exposure to hazardous substances at a Superfund site in Indiana that will now be heard in federal court. Such a jurisdictional move would presumably favor defendants, whereas plaintiffs would hope to see more favorable rulings from a state court rather...

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