New Trial For Boston Gas, Century In Coverage Suit

Law360, New York (March 19, 2010, 3:03 PM EDT) -- A district judge has ordered a new trial in a protracted dispute over Century Indemnity Co.'s liability for damages in an environmental cleanup suit against Boston Gas Co., finding that the all-sums approach used in the first trial could not support the pro rata theory adopted by a federal appeals court.

In a memorandum on remand issued Thursday, Judge Rya W. Zobel of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts ordered a new trial to determine whether some expansion work had caused additional off-site...
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