Panel: Landowners’ Fracking Royalty Case Not Supported By Terms Of Lease
(April 11, 2016, 11:15 AM EDT) -- HARRISBURG, Pa. — A panel of the Pennsylvania Superior Court on April 7 affirmed dismissal of a family’s lawsuit against a hydraulic fracturing company, ruling that their allegations of lost royalties were not supported by the language of the lease agreement entered into by the parties (Earl D. Hall, et al. v. CNX Gas Company LLC, No. 1703 WDA 2014, Pa. Super.; 2016 Pa. Super. LEXIS 210).
(Opinion available. Document #94-160412- 021Z.)
Earl D. Hall Sr., Betty Jane Hall and Earl D. Hall Jr. sued...