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

ELR Citation: ELR 21059
No(s). 93-0307 JB (D.N.M. Dec 3, 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 Tort...