Con Edison Blames NYC For Pipe Explosion

Law360, New York (October 17, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Consolidated Edison Co., the utility giant which has become the target of a series of lawsuits following the fatal explosion of its steam pipe in midtown Manhattan, is looking to lay blame for the incident on the city.

Con Edison filed a notice of claim on Monday that alleged the “acts or omissions of the city” may have led to the July 18 blast, which caused one woman to suffer a fatal heart attack and hurt about 40 people.

Con Edison claimed that leaky Manhattan sewers,...
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