Mimi Dennis

Mimi Dennis

Sedgwick LLP

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U.S. District Court in Pennsylvania Dismisses Majority of Water Well Contamination Claims Against Oil Drilling Company

Earlier this month, U.S. District Judge John E. Jones III in the Middle District of Pennsylvania completely adopted the “extremely thorough, well-reasoned” recommendations of a U.S. Magistrate Judge and dismissed almost all...more

2/12/2015 - Breach of Contract Contaminated Properties Dismissals Drinking Water Royalties Well Drilling

Supreme Court Rules CERCLA Does Not Preempt State Statute of Repose

In CTS Corp. v. Waldburger, 13-339, 2014 WL 2560466 (U.S. June 9, 2014), the United States Supreme Court held that the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA, also known as Superfund)...more

7/7/2014 - CERCLA Contamination CTS Corp v Waldburger Environmental Liability Environmental Policies SCOTUS Statute of Repose

Seventh Circuit Rejects Class Action Alleging Groundwater Contamination From Refinery Because Homeowners’ Claims Lack Commonality

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently reversed the certification of a class of property owners who alleged an Illinois refinery leaked potentially carcinogenic chemicals into their property and water...more

2/3/2014 - Class Action Commonality Contamination Discharge of Pollutants Environmental Claims Refineries Water

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