Putative Class Action Alleging Love Canal Landfill Leaks Returned To New York Court

Putative Class Action Alleging Love Canal Landfill Leaks Returned To New York Court

BUFFALO, N.Y. - A putative class action alleging personal injury and property damage for the release of so-called signature Love Canal contaminants during a sewer repair project in Niagara Falls, N.Y., was remanded Aug. 22 to state court for lack of subject matter jurisdiction under the well-pleaded complaint doctrine (Lisa Pierini, et al. v. City of Niagara Falls, et al., No. 13-498, W.D. N.Y.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 119311).

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