Kawasaki, Union Pacific Take Train Derailment Suit To 7th Circ.

Law360, Chicago (March 27, 2012, 3:53 PM ET) -- Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd. and Union Pacific Railroad Co. told the Seventh Circuit on Tuesday that their suit against Plano Molding Co. for breach of contract and negligence over a 2005 train derailment still contained factual disputes when an Illinois federal court granted Plano summary judgment.

Attorneys for both companies made that argument in a bid to reverse the ruling for Plano in the companies' suit seeking damages and indemnification for a 2005 Union Pacific train derailment near Tyrone, Okla., they say happened because steel injection...
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