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Duquesne Light claims company dumped waste on its property

Lawsuits

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 20, 2018

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PITTSBURGH — An energy company is suing a construction company for alleged trespassing.

Duquesne Light Co. filed a complaint in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County against Joseph C. Visnesky; Jill L. Visnesky; CTS Construction-Excavation Inc.; and CTS Construction-Excavation Inc., dba Carl's Tree Service-Landscaping, for alleged continuous dumping of debris and waste on plaintiff's property and for allowing other unknown persons to do the same with charge fees but without the knowledge and consent of plaintiff.

According to the complaint, since 2008, Duquesne Light Co.'s property became the dumping site for defendants' debris and waste and defendants have been charging fees to other unknown individuals to allow such dumping. 

Plaintiff alleges defendants have permitted tens of thousands of cubic yards of fill, spoil, debris and other waste to be deposited onto their property, causing significant concerns about the stability of the facilities which need to be investigated. 

The plaintiff holds defendants responsible for allegedly depositing of tens of thousands of cubic yards of fill, debris, and other waste on plaintiff's property without its knowledge or consent.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment in an amount in excess of $35,000, together with all costs, filling fees, and any other relief which the Court deems just and owing. They are represented by Christopher Cahillane of Tucker Arensberg, PC in Pittsburgh.

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