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Boilermaker Had Colorable Contractor Immunity Defense (access required)

A boiler manufacturer’s claim that it had government-contractor immunity from a lawsuit filed by the family of a shipyard worker who died of mesothelioma sufficiently alleges a colorable federal defense; the 4th Circuit vacates the district court order remanding the case to state court. Asbestos hazard Plaintiffs sued in Maryland state court in June 2015, alleging claims for ...