Judge Declines To Toss Shenango's Claims V. Massey

Law360, New York (April 17, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has scrapped Massey Energy Co.'s bid to dismiss all but one of the claims brought by Shenango Inc. in a lawsuit claiming Massey ignored contracts in order to deliver coal to higher-paying customers.

Judge Maurice B. Cohill, Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania refused on Monday to dismiss two of Shenango's three counts in the breach of contract suit, which was transferred to the district court in February, saying it was too early in the proceedings to...
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