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Negligence per se

Moore v. Texaco, Inc.

The court affirms a district court grant of summary judgment to an oil company that a property owner had sued for damage caused to his land by oil spills that the company allegedly caused. The company owned the land at issue, which it...

Alpine Forrest Partners v. Crown Cent. Petroleum Corp.

The court affirms a jury verdict in favor of defendants, a gas station and an environmental consulting group, in a suit alleging property damage from a trespassing and leaking underground gasoline storage tank the consultants failed to...

325-343 E. 56th St. Corp. v. Mobil Oil Corp.

The court dismisses strict liability, negligence, and trespass claims that a past owner of a site containing corroded underground gasoline storage tanks brought against another past owner and the successors to past lessees of the site....

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

The court holds that the primary jurisdiction doctrine requires it to stay a landowner's claims for injunctive relief against the owner of a railroad tie treatment site for polluting the landowner's groundwater and that the landowner...