Ark. Supreme Court OKs CSX, Teris Class Action

Law360, New York (November 18, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The Arkansas Supreme Court has rejected CSX Transportation Inc., Op-Tech Environmental Services Inc. and Teris LLC's challenge to a trial court's decision to let a case stemming from a fiery 2005 accident at a hazardous waste storage and treatment facility move forward as a class action.

On Thursday, Arkansas' highest court affirmed Union County Circuit Court Judge David Guthrie's decision to certify a class consisting of adults who lived or occupied a business in certain areas near the Teris waste facility as of Jan. 2, 2005...
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