Conrail Wants Brakes On Spill Suit During Consolidation Bid

Law360, Philadelphia (February 27, 2013, 3:53 PM EST) -- Consolidated Rail Corp. asked a Pennsylvania state judge to stay discovery in a medical monitoring suit brought by residents affected by a train derailment and chemical spill, while the company works to get the complaint consolidated with nearly a dozen related cases in New Jersey.

Conrail told a Philadelphia County judge that the company should not be forced to begin discovery when there was a high likelihood the case, which was brought by a group of 54 residents who live near the site of a trail...
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