Magistrate Judge Refuses To Reconsider Ruling Allowing Third-Party Suit
Mealey's (March 1, 2016, 9:59 AM EST) -- PITTSBURGH — A federal judge in Pennsylvania on Feb. 25 refused to reconsider a Nov. 19, 2015, ruling allowing PPG Industries Inc. to file a third-party complaint against the former owner and operator of a landfill, ruling that there is no evidence that potential claims against the party are unmeritorious (PennEnvironment, et al. v. PPG Industries Inc., et al., No. 12-342, W.D. Pa.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 23174).
(Opinion available. Document #08-160311-032Z.)
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