A federal court case between Bentonville businessman Mel Redman and a Chinese toy manufacturer will continue to move toward a trial, a judge said Tuesday.
U.S. District Judge Tim Brooks in Fayetteville denied a request to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Redman and his family-owned company, Redman & Associates LLC, against Sales Chief Ent. (Hong Kong) Co. Ltd.
There are no settlement proposals on the table, according to court documents, and Fayetteville attorney Mark Henry, who is representing Redman in the case, said Judge Brooks has set a trial date for May 2016.
Sales Chief has until April 2 to file its answer to Judge Brooks' order denying that the case be dismissed.
The federal lawsuit was filed last September in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas. Redman claimed... [ MORE ]