Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Appeals Court Affirms Dismissal Of Man's Claims Over Contaminated Groundwater

Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Appeals Court Affirms Dismissal Of Man's Claims Over Contaminated Groundwater

TRENTON, N.J. - A New Jersey Superior Court Appellate Division panel on Aug. 27 upheld the dismissal of a landowner's claims for nuisance and trespass against an oil company whose leaks from underground storage tanks resulted in contamination of a portion of the plaintiff's property, finding that the man agreed to have the company remediate the property (Anthony F. Favorito v. Puritan Oil Company Inc., et al., No. A-3426-12T1, N.J. Super., App. Div.; 2014 N.J. Super. Unpub. 2109).

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