A jury's verdict ordering a natural gas drilling company to pay two families more than $4 million dollars has been thrown out.
This case involves an eight-year-long saga of water contamination concerns in Susquehanna County.
Two families from Dimock will not get the $4.24 million a jury awarded them last year.
A federal judge ruled the families must either try to reach a settlement or go to trial again.
In this ruling Friday, the judge said there were troubling irregularities in testimony during that trial, missteps by attorneys in the jury's presence, and that the $4.2 million in damages wasn't a justified amount for Cabot Oil and Gas to pay those families.Read more by clicking here.
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