Suits Lodged Over Freight Cars That Spewed Toxic Gas

, New Jersey Law Journal


The first lawsuit has been filed in the aftermath of the Nov. 30 freight train derailment in Paulsboro that sent container cars cascading off a bridge over the Mantua Creek and released 23,000 gallons of a toxic gas.

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  • RD Legal Funding

    An event like that which is pretty major and the effects are ongoing, it should be expected people would have filed a lawsuit about that. People lives have probably upended and where the cars fell may have damaged their livelihoods whether it be their houses etc, they cannot function the same. For those and other reasons alone, lawsuits should be expected. The only issue is whether an equitable settlement can be reached or it will be a full out trial.

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