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Merry v. Westinghouse Elec. Corp.

ELR Citation: ELR 21218
Nos. No. 86-1673, 684 F. Supp. 847/27 ERC 1585/(M.D. Pa., 03/14/1988) Medical surveillance costs, emotional distress claims

The court rules that plaintiffs in a tort action for damages arising out of exposure to hazardous substances may recover medical surveillance costs in the absence of actual physical injury, and holds that plaintiff landowners whose wells were contaminated may obtain damages for emotional distress because they probably have suffered present physi...

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