Branch v. Western Petroleum, Inc.

ELR Citation: ELR 20362
No(s). 17178 (Utah Nov 8, 1982)

The court rules that defendant is strictly liable for pollution of plaintiffs' wells caused by defendant's disposal of waste water, and that punitive damages and damages for mental suffering are proper. The court holds that the ponding of waste water adjacent to plaintiffs' wells was an abnormally d...

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