NJ Court Revives Sewer Authority's Fuel Spill Suit

Law360, New York (September 7, 2012, 5:53 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey appellate court on Friday reinstated a lawsuit brought by Bayshore Regional Sewer Authority and its insurance subrogee  to recover the cost of fixing an underground fuel pipeline and remediating water and soil contamination, finding the record lacked evidence to justify dismissing the entire complaint over lost evidence.

In the wake of a 2004 gas leak in the 6-year-old fuel-pipe system, the authority and and its subrogee, the New Jersey Municipal Environmental Risk Management Fund, sued contractors responsible for the project, including Killiam Associates...
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