Md. Appeals Court To Weigh In On Landfill Case

Law360, New York (October 6, 2009, 2:07 PM EDT) -- A case where a Maryland county is being accused of allowing pollutants to leak from its landfill and contaminate an adjacent property is now heading to state court to determine how much the county may have to pay in damages if it is found liable.

Magistrate Judge Charles Day in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland certified on Oct. 2 two questions regarding the Maryland Local Government Tort Claims Act to the Court of Appeals of Maryland to resolve what St. Mary’s County...
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