Michigan Appeals Panel Affirms Summary Disposition Against Remediation Defendants

Michigan Appeals Panel Affirms Summary Disposition Against Remediation Defendants

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - A unanimous Michigan Court of Appeals panel on Oct. 15 affirmed summary disposition for contractors and trucking firms sued for negligently contaminating residential properties when they removed toxic contamination from a shuttered chemical refinery; the trial court properly applied the no-fault automobile insurance act to claims alleged against the trucking firms and the statute of limitations to the claims against the contractors, according to the panel (Raul Silva, et al. v. CH2M Hill Inc., et al., No. 307699, Mich. App.; 2013 Mich. App. LEXIS 1613).

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