Rutherford v. Columbia Gas, No. 08-3148
In an action challenging a gas company's ability to maintain its pipeline easement by clearing certain trees from plaintiff's land, judgment for defendant is affirmed where a cleared right of way was reasonably necessary to serve the purpose of the easement.
Read Rutherford v. Columbia Gas, No. 08-3148
Argued: June 17, 2009
Decided and Filed: July 30, 2009
Opinion by Judge Rogers
Partial Concurrence and Partial Dissent by Judge Clay
Steven T. Greene, Morrow, Gordon & Byrd, Ltd., Newark, OH
John P. Lavelle, Lavelle & Associates, Athens, OH
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