Texas Judge Tosses $12M Malpractice Suit Over ConAgra MDL

Law360, New York (November 28, 2012, 2:38 PM EST) -- A Texas court on Tuesday booted a $12 million negligence suit brought by a family who claims a Georgia law firm botched their tainted peanut butter class action suit against ConAgra Foods Inc., saying the case does not belong in Texas.

Judge Jorge A. Solis of the Texas northern district determined that personal jurisdiction could not be established for his court based on limited contact between attorney Robert Smalley III of the Georgia law firm McCamy Phillips Tuggle & Fordham LLP and the Mitchell family of...
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Case Information

Case Title

Mitchell et al v. Smalley et al

Case Number



Texas Northern

Nature of Suit

P.I.: Other


Jorge A Solis

Date Filed

August 1, 2012

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