CLEBURNE, Texas (FNS) -- A new judge is expected to rule by June 26 on whether Fleming Cos. will be granted a new trial to fight a $211 million damage award in the fraud and breach-of-contract case brought by David's Supermarkets. In an unusual turn of events here, the presiding Texas judge, C.C. "Kit" Cooke, has recused himself from the civil fraud case and recommended that another judge be appointed for a new trial because of his failure to disclose past financial ties with David's owner, ...
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