Improbable Chain of Events Dooms Con Ed's 9/11 Lawsuit

, New York Law Journal


Discussing the "strange, improbable and attenuated chain of events" that led to 7 World Trade Center's destruction, Southern District Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein quoted the famous ruling of Palsgraf v. Long Island R.R. Co., which said the "risk reasonably to be perceived defines the duty to be obeyed."

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