No. 11-30646 Summary Calendar.

657 F.3d 287 (2011)

George Raymond WILLIAMS, Medical Doctor, Orthopaedic Surgery, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. HOMELAND INSURANCE COMPANY OF NEW YORK, Defendant-Appellant, v. Corvel Corporation, Defendant-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

September 19, 2011.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Somer George Brown , John S. Bradford , William Boyce Monk , Emmett C. Sole , Stockwell, Sievert, Viccellio, Clements & Shaddock, L.L.P., Michael K. Cox , Thomas Allen Filo , Cox, Cox, Filo, Camel & Wilson, L.L.C., Lake Charles, LA, Nicole Anne Ieyoub , Arthur Mahony Murray , Stephen B. Murray, Jr. , Murray Law Firm, New Orleans, LA, Patrick C. Morrow, Sr. , James P. Ryan , Morrow, Morrow, Ryan & Bassett, Opelousas, LA, for Plaintiff-Appellee.

Randall Kurt Theunissen , Michael Edward Parker , Allen & Gooch, Lafayette, LA, Michael J. Rosen , Jeffrey T. Shaw , Boundas, Skarzynski, Walsh & Black, L.L.C., Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellant.

Michael Fontham , John Mark Fezio , Dana Marie Shelton , Stone, Pigman, Walther, Wittmann, L.L.C., New Orleans, LA, for Defendant-Appellee.

Before HIGGINBOTHAM, GARZA and ELROD, Circuit Judges.


Homeland Insurance Company appeals the district court's remand of a class action to Louisiana state court. Because we conclude that the local controversy exception to the Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA) applies, we AFFIRM.


George Raymond Williams brought a class action in Louisiana state court on behalf of a class of Louisiana medical providers against three Louisiana defendants: Med-Comp USA, Risk Management...

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