Lawsuit against JM Eagle suffers more apparent setbacks

12/20/2010

Following on the heels of the state of Delaware’s withdrawal from the qui tam lawsuit against global plastic pipe manufacturer JM Eagle in early October, U.S. District Court Judge George H. Wu issued rulings on Dec. 7, granting various motions to dismiss, making it more difficult for the plaintiff’s lawyers, Phillips & Cohen LLP, to pursue its whistleblower case against the company.

Regarding Delaware’s decision to withdraw from the lawsuit, JM Eagle issued a statement saying the “state’s decision was welcomed” by the company “as yet another step toward what it believes will be an ultimate dismissal of the faulty case against the company.”...
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