No. 1:97-CV-0350.

4 F.Supp.2d 650 (1998)

Rodney Wayne RICHARD and Mary Francis Douglas Richard, Individually and a/n/f of Danielle Erica Richard, a minor, Plaintiffs, v. FLEETWOOD ENTERPRISES, INC., d/b/a Fleetwood Homes of Mississippi, Inc.,: United Homes, Inc., d/b/a United Mobile Homes Inc.; Ford Consumer Finance Co.; Carriage Industries, Inc.; Patrick Industries, Inc.; Georgia-Pacific Corp.; International Paper Co.; Weyerhaeuser Co.; Texas Manufactured Housing Assoc.; and William L. Ehrle, Defendants.

United States District Court, E.D. Texas, Beaumont Division.

March 12, 1998.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Robert S. Bennett, Eddie Michael Krenek, Bennett, Cochran & Krenek, Houston, TX, for plaintiff.

Michael S. Simpson, Small Criag & Werkenthin, Austin, TX, for defendant Fleetwood.

Marlin Randall Jones, Gregory Clayton Ulmer, McFall Sherwood & Sheehy, Houston, TX, for defendant United Homes.

Janet Douvas Chafin, Jackson & Walker, Houston, TX, for defendant Ford Consumer.

Daniel Lay Bates, Decker Jones McMackin Mcclain Hall & Bates, Fort Worth, TX, for defendant Texas Manufactured Housing & Ehrle.

Susan Sparks Usery, Kilpatrick & White, Houston, TX, for defendant Carriage Industries.

W. Wilson Randall, Susman Godfrey, Houston, TX, for defendant Georgia Pacific.

James Edward Maloney, Jennifer Mary Smith, Baker & Botts, Houston, TX, for defendant International Paper.

Ryan Andrew Beason, John Logan Engvall Jr., Funderburk & Funderburk, Houston, TX, for defendant Pactrick Industries.

Arno W. Krebs Jr., Fulbright & Jaworski, Houston, TX, for defendant Temple-Eastex.

James Hollis Barker, Giessel Barker & Lyman, Houston, TX, for defendant Weyerhauser.

George Noelke, Austin, TX, for defendant Texas Dept. of Housing.


COBB, District Judge.

Before the court is Plaintiffs' Motion for Remand and Sanctions, filed by Mr. and Mrs. Richard. Plaintiffs claim that they became sick from the allegedly excessive formaldehyde content of the Fleetwood mobile home that they purchased from defendant United Mobile Homes. Plaintiffs filed suit in the 60th Judicial District in the District Court of Jefferson County, Texas, alleging strict liability, gross negligence...

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