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Residents Affected By Toxic Chemical Spill Seek Class Status

(October 18, 2016, 10:50 AM EDT) -- KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A group of residents on Oct. 14 filed a brief in a Tennessee federal court arguing that it should certify a class action against CSX Transportation Inc. and another railroad company related to a spill of toxic chemicals that resulted from a train derailment based on the need to evacuate the residential area surrounding the site (Charles Tipton, et al. v. CSX Transportation Inc., et al., No. 15-311, E.D. Tenn.).

(Brief available.  Document #15-161108-002B.)

Chemical Spill

Charles Tipton, Kelli Johnson, Aaron Johnson, Doreene...
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