9th Circ. To Rehear Mill Worker's $9.4M Mesothelioma Case

Law360, New York (March 26, 2013, 3:03 PM EDT) -- The Ninth Circuit on Monday said it will rehear the case of a retired Washington state paper mill employee with mesothelioma who received and lost a $9.4 million award for his injuries after the appeals court vacated the amount.

U.S. Circuit Judge Alex Kozinski said in a one-page order that the court will rehear the case en banc, but did not provide any reason for the decision, which comes after the Ninth Circuit, in November, overturned the award after finding that a lower court failed to...
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