In re Watermain Break Litigation

Daniel J. McCarthy

Case Conclusion Date:January 1, 2002

Practice Area:Appeals

Outcome:Settled

Description:In this class action case involving the defendants' negligence in breaking a main waterline serving numerous business entities, the trial court dismissed the plaintiffs' class action complaint based on the economic loss doctrine. After thorough briefing on appeal, the Court of Appeals reversed the trial court's summary disposition order.