Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Magistrate Judge Denies Company's Request For Jury Trial In CERCLA Suit

Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Magistrate Judge Denies Company's Request For Jury Trial In CERCLA Suit

NEWARK, N.J. - A federal magistrate judge in New Jersey on July 10 granted the federal government's motion to strike a defendant company's request for a jury trial in a Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) cost-recovery suit, finding that the Seventh Amendment does not apply (United States of America v. Alsol Corporation, et al., No. 13-cv-0380, D. N.J.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 94145).

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