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People Express Airlines, Inc. v. Consolidated Rail Corp.
Citation:495 A.2d 107 (1985)
The defendant negligently allowed a dangerous chemical to escape its railway tank car, causing the evacuation of the surrounding area. The plaintiff, a commercial airline company, was forced to evacuate its premises and suffered an interruption of business services, but no physical damage.
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