Judge Dismisses 2 Railroad Company Defendants In Vinyl Chloride Spill Case

(August 20, 2015, 8:11 AM EDT) -- CAMDEN, N.J. — The federal judge in New Jersey presiding over a lawsuit brought by residents who sued a group of railroad company defendants seeking damages related to a vinyl chloride spill caused by the derailment of a train crossing the bridge over Mantua Creek on Aug. 18 dismissed two of the defendants from the case (In re: Paulsboro Derailment Cases, No. 13-784, D. N.J.).

(Order available. Document #15-150901-002R.)


In 2012, Tonya Kidd, individually and on behalf of other residents, sued Consolidated Rail Corp. (CONRAIL),...
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