NJ Appeals Court Affirms Merck Win In Sewer Rights Case

Law360, New York (September 5, 2013, 8:18 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey appeals court on Wednesday protected a $2.1 million sewer rights contract for Merck Sharpe & Dohme Corp. and others, affirming a lower court's ruling that a township rightfully denied a real estate developer access to the sewer capacity under contract.

A three-judge panel of the New Jersey Superior Court's Appellate Division said the township of Readington, N.J., was not arbitrary in its denial of unused sewer rights to 388 Route 22 Readington Realty Holdings LLC, agreeing with the township's stance that there was...
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