Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Builder in Court for Contaminated Ground Water Suit.

Byline: Jeremy Pawloski Journal Staff Writer

Homeowners Claim Disclosure Was Due

An attorney for about 17 West Side home buyers told a jury Monday that builder Richard Fuller had a duty to tell them a plume of contaminated ground water was near or on the properties.

But the attorney for the builder said that from the time Fuller knew about the pollution, he was assured the contamination did not affect the health or safety of anyone.

"We expect the evidence to show that Richard didn't have anything to disclose to anyone," Shannon Bacon said.

A two-week jury trial in the civil suit against Fuller began Monday in 2nd District Court before Judge W. …

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