Lake Michigan Oil Spill Spat Weathers Bid To Toss

Law360, New York (October 14, 2009, 12:27 PM EDT) -- A dispute between a Canadian shipper and a U.S. fuel supplier over an oil spill in Lake Michigan is moving forward after a federal judge tossed a breach of contract claim but refused to grant summary judgment on a negligence claim in the case.

Judge Theresa Springmann of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana partially denied Warner Petroleum Corp.'s motion for summary judgment against Canada Steamship Lines Inc. on Tuesday, finding there were still issues of fact that had to be decided...
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