NY Town Residents Sue Con Ed Over Sandy Power Outage

Law360, New York (November 8, 2012, 11:13 PM EST) -- A Tarrytown, N.Y., attorney on Wednesday sued Consolidated Edison Co. of New York Inc. on behalf of a class of the town's residents who claim the utility has breached its service agreement by failing to restore power following Hurricane Sandy.

In a complaint filed in Westchester County court, attorney Richard Hershman said Con Ed was negligent and careless with regard to the ownership, operation, management and maintenance of its equipment, facilities and personnel. The negligence has left Hershman's neighbors in the dark for more than a...
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