Derailment Case Belongs In NJ, Conrail Tells Pa. Judge

Law360, Philadelphia (April 24, 2013, 12:06 PM EDT) -- An attorney for Consolidated Rail Corp. Wednesday asked a Pennsylvania state judge to dismiss a suit brought by 54 New Jersey residents over a November train derailment and vinyl chloride spill, arguing that the case belongs in New Jersey court.

David Damico of Burns White LLC accused the plaintiffs of engaging in forum shopping, and requested that Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Judge Arnold New toss the suit aimed at holding Conrail liable for the chemical spill caused by a leaking tanker following a November bridge...
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