Appeals Court Revives School District's Landfill Suit

Law360, New York (January 22, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- The San Diego Unified School District has the right to sue San Diego County over contamination on the district's property from a landfill that the county operated in the 1960s, a state appeals court has found.

On Tuesday, the Court of Appeal of California, Fourth District reversed a lower court's ruling in favor of the county.

The Superior Court of San Diego County had granted summary judgment to the county, finding that the district was too late to sue. That court determined that actions over “latent...
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