Pa. Judges Set Rule For Appeals After Removal To Fed. Court

Law360, Philadelphia (July 23, 2013, 3:30 PM EDT) -- The Pennsylvania Superior Court last week shot down an appeal by a plaintiff challenging a summary judgment award in an asbestos liability suit, ruling in a precedential decision that the order should have been challenged before the Third Circuit after the case was removed to federal court.

A three-judge panel found on July 17 that a Philadelphia County judge’s decision granting summary judgment in favor of Soo Line Railroad in an asbestos exposure suit in May 2008 became subject to federal jurisdiction after other defendants in...
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