Judge Trims Citgo Award In Ruptured Pipeline Suit

Law360, New York (October 7, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A Texas appeals court has upheld most of an almost $1.5 million jury verdict for Citgo Products Pipeline Co., but cut attorneys' fees and just over $280,000 in damages in a case over a gasoline pipeline ruptured by several companies digging to lay underground fiber-optic cable.

Justice Bob Pemberton of the Texas Court of Appeals, Third District, on Friday denied most of the claims that appellants Bechtel Corp., MasTec North America Inc. and C&S Network Construction put forth for reversing the jury's verdict and award to...
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