7th Circ. Revives Arrow, Precision Superfund Suits

Law360, New York (December 10, 2010, 6:07 PM EST) -- A federal appeals court on Friday revived suits by Arrow Gear Co. and Precision Brand Products Inc. seeking contribution from several other companies for costs incurred as a result of their collective contamination of groundwater at an office site, ruling that the cases were not barred by an earlier settlement.

A three-judge panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit issued its opinion on the consolidated appeals, reversing the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois' dismissal of the suits and...
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