Plaintiffs Sufficiently Allege Injury In Contamination Lawsuit, Judge Says
(May 13, 2016, 3:09 PM EDT) -- HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A federal judge in West Virginia on May 5 denied a motion to dismiss a groundwater contamination lawsuit against a railroad company and its contractor, concluding that the plaintiffs had sufficiently alleged special injuries as a result of an oil spill involving the defendants’ derailed train (Brandy Sigman v. CSX Corporation, et al., No. 15-13328, S.D. W.Va.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 60718).
(Opinion available. Document #15-160517-003Z.)
Brandy Sigman, individually and on behalf of other residents, sued CSX Corp., CSX Transportation and Sperry...