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Schwartzman, Inc. v. Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Ry.

ELR Citation: ELR 21059
Nos. No. 93-0307 JB, 842 F. Supp. 475/(D.N.M., 12/03/1993)

The court holds that under New Mexico law the doctrine of strict liability may apply to the storage and disposal of chemical wastes that pose a threat to health and welfare. New Mexico has adopted the doctrine of absolute liability for abnormally dangerous activities set forth in Restatement of Torts §§519, 520....

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