Texas Asbestos MDL Wants Defeated Judge To Stay

Law360, New York (November 14, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Lawyers on both sides of asbestos multidistrict litigation involving more than 9,000 cases in a Texas state court want the presiding judge to stay on the matter even though he recently lost his bid for re-election to the bench and will step down from the Eleventh District Court next year.

The Asbestos MDL Liaison Committee, which includes plaintiffs' and defendants' lawyers, filed a motion with the state's judicial panel on multidistrict litigation Nov. 12 asking it to continue the appointment of Judge Mark Davidson as the...
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