Local NJ Businesses Sue Conrail Over Train Derailment

Law360, New York (October 2, 2013, 7:21 PM EDT) -- Lawsuits against Consolidated Rail Corp. over a 2012 train derailment and chemical spill in New Jersey continue to mount, with a group of Paulsboro, N.J., businesses and individuals now accusing the company of negligence in maintaining a bridge at the center of the accident.

The 27 plaintiffs in the suit filed Friday in New Jersey federal court include the owners of five small businesses such as Burt's Liquor Store and Royal Food Mart LLC, four of the businesses themselves, the adult and minor family members of...
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