4th Circ. Revives CSX's Fraud Suit Against Law Firm

Law360, New York (January 3, 2011, 9:03 PM EST) -- A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit brought by CSX Transportation Inc. accusing Pennsylvania law firm Peirce Raimond & Coulter PC — now known as Robert Peirce & Associates PC — of manufacturing false asbestos cases against the railroad network.

In a per curiam decision issued Thursday, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit said it was unclear exactly when CSX was on notice of the claimed injury, and that the lower court therefore erred by ruling on summary...
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