10th Circ. Affirms Remand Of Superfund Fraud Case

Law360, New York (August 20, 2010, 1:52 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has affirmed a lower court ruling that remanded to state court a mass action accusing a raft of insurers, appraisers and Oklahoma state officials of collusion and fraud in the distribution of payouts to homeowners relocated from an Oklahoma Superfund site.

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit ruled Thursday that Judge Claire Eagan of the U.S. District Court for Northern District of Oklahoma had properly applied the local controversy exception in determining that her court...
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