Ohio Residents Appeal Chevron Refinery Suit Dismissal

Law360, New York (November 19, 2009, 4:06 PM EST) -- Ohio residents who say Chevron USA Inc. should be held liable for land contamination caused by a refinery are appealing the dismissal of their negligence, strict liability and conversion state law claims.

Wednesday's filing by the plaintiffs, who include William Balsley, Karl Zoller and others living in the neighboring Buckeye State towns of Hooven and Cleves, also asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit to revisit District Judge Sandra Beckwith's order granting Chevron's motion to exclude an expert's testimony and her denial of...
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