California Appeals Panel Reverses In Part Dismissal Of Fugitive Chemical Claims

California Appeals Panel Reverses In Part Dismissal Of Fugitive Chemical Claims

LOS ANGELES - A unanimous Second District California Court of Appeal, Division Seven, panel on Sept. 24 overturned in part a trial court order dismissing personal injury and property damage claims against the prior owner of a Los Angeles County oil and gasoline tank farm and county agencies that operated a low-income public housing complex on the site; the trial court erred when it concluded that the claims are barred by the statute of limitations, according to the panel (Doris Alexander, et al. v. Exxon Mobil, et al., No. B242458, Calif. App., 2nd Dist., Div. 7, 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 789).

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