2nd Circuit Upholds Defendants' Summary Judgment Award In Contamination Suit

2nd Circuit Upholds Defendants' Summary Judgment Award In Contamination Suit

NEW YORK - A federal judge in New York did not err in awarding summary judgment to BP Products North America Inc. and an environmental assessment firm over alleged contamination at a plaintiff's property, a Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel ruled Oct. 29, finding that the plaintiff's appeal regarding its claim against BP lacked merit and that the plaintiff failed to establish any privity between itself and the environmental assessment firm (Ridge Seneca Plaza LLC v. BP Products North America Inc., et al., No. 12-4754, 2nd Cir.; 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 21999).

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