Northeast Utilities' Faulty Power Tubing Claims Survive

Law360, Chicago (October 25, 2012, 8:20 PM EDT) -- A Connecticut federal judge on Tuesday trimmed claims for commercial losses lodged by New England's largest public utility and its insurers against manufacturer The Babcock & Wilcox Co. but preserved their claims for millions in property damage tied to allegedly defective tubing Babock supplied for a coal-fired power plant.

Denying part of Babcock's summary judgment bid, U.S. District Judge Janet C. Hall rejected the defendant's argument that Northeast Utilities Service Co. and its insurers' claims, including those seeking the cost of repairing machinery allegedly damaged by...
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