GE Can't Keep House Fire Case In Federal Court

Law360, New York (July 13, 2012, 7:49 PM EDT) -- A federal judge on Wednesday sent back to state court a suit targeting General Electric Co. over an electrical adapter’s role in a deadly fire, rejecting the company’s argument that the plaintiff had fraudulently joined additional defendants to the case.

U.S. District Judge Paul Diamond ruled that plaintiff Tyrone Gamble Jr. had acted fairly when he added two local retailers to the suit along with Home Depot U.S.A. Inc. and Lowe's Home Centers Inc. The judge concluded Gamble’s uncertainty over which of the stores sold him...
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