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Smith Land & Improvement Corp. v. Celotex Corp.

ELR Citation: ELR 21026
Nos. Nos. 87-5740, -5741, 851 F.2d 86/28 ERC 1083/(3d Cir., 06/30/1988) Rev'd & remanded

The court rules that caveat emptor is not a defense to liability for contribution under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) and that the doctrine of corporate successor liability is appropriate in CERCLA contribution claims....

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