Derailed: Plaintiffs Denied Class Certification Motion

October 16, 2014

Ronald J. Campione

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ABA Section of Litigation

Ronald J. Campione


In In re Paulsboro Derailment Cases, Civil Nos. 13-784 (RBK/KMW), 12-7586 (RBK/KMW), 12-7648 (RBK/KMW), 13-410 (RBK/KMW), 13-721 (RBK/KMW), 13-761 (RBK/KMW), 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 115542 (D.N.J. August 20, 2014), Donald Wilson filed a putative class action against Consolidated Rail Corporation, Norfolk Southern Railway Company, and CSX Transportation in a case arising from a cargo train derailment in Paulsboro, New Jersey, which released vinyl chloride into the Mantua Creek and contaminated Paulsboro and West Deptford with airborne chemicals.

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