Coke, GSK Dodge Cleanup Claims Over Ohio Landfill

Law360, New York (February 11, 2013, 5:27 PM EST) -- A federal judge on Friday said GlaxoSmithKline LLC, Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. and several other companies don’t have to contribute to a cleanup effort at a polluted Ohio landfill because the companies seeking payment are limited to a statutory claim that is time-barred.

U.S. District Judge Walter A. Rice said the plaintiffs — Hobart Corp., Kelsey-Hayes Co. and NCR Corp. — legally could assert claims under only one of the two sections of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act under which it had attempted to...
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