CORRECTED: Laurel Ducks Claims In $8M Pipeline Contract Dispute

Law360, Philadelphia (August 10, 2012, 6:54 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge nixed claims Wednesday in a suit alleging misrepresentations of an $8.4 million gas pipeline project by Laurel Mountain Midstream LLC led to massive cost overruns and delays for contractor Midwest Underground Inc.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Cynthia Reed Eddy agreed to dismiss claims of negligent misrepresentation and unjust enrichment on the part of Laurel Mountain, a joint venture of Chevron Corp. and the Williams Companies Inc., ruling that Midwest could not seek damages for torts because their losses were sustained as they carried...
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