Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Judge: Resident's 'Atrocious' Claim For Distress Related To Gas Pipeline Fails

Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Judge: Resident's 'Atrocious' Claim For Distress Related To Gas Pipeline Fails

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - A federal judge in Florida on July 7 ruled that a resident's claim for infliction of emotional distress against a gas company because its pipelines bordered his property was "atrocious and utterly intolerable" such that he failed to state claim upon which relief could be granted (William F. T. Lincoln v. Florida Gas Transmission Co., No. 13-74, N.D. Fla.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 91848).

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