Toxic Torts

CERCLA EPA Contaminated Properties Toxic Exposure Environmental Liability Oil & Gas Contamination Hazardous Substances Asbestos Asbestos Litigation Environmental Policies Class Action Superfund Insurance Industry Groundwater Appeals Statute of Limitations Chemicals Remediation Environmental Claims Environmental Remediation Costs Manufacturers Settlement BP Causation Discharge of Pollutants Expert Testimony SCOTUS Negligence RCRA ASTM Clean Air Act Corporate Counsel Drinking Water Fracking Class Certification Gulf Oil Spill Mass Tort Litigation Commercial General Liability Policies Deepwater Horizon Insurance Litigation Summary Judgment Brownfield Properties Property Damage Statute of Repose Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Water Contribution Claims Department of Environmental Protection Evidence Expert Witness Liability Insurance Mesothelioma Oil Spills Preemption Proposition 65 Toxic Chemicals Bodily Injury Discovery Duty to Defend Environmental Assessments Multidistrict Litigation Vapor Intrusion Water Supplies Bona Fide Purchaser Lone Pine Order Pharmaceutical Industry Power Plants PRP Spill Act Tenants Air Pollution Clean Water Act Due Diligence Landlords Natural Gas Nuisance Reinsurance Workplace Hazards CAFA Construction Industry Dismissals Environmental Site Assessment Final Rules Medical Monitoring Burden of Proof CA Supreme Court Commercial Leases Energy Sector Exxon Mobil Greenhouse Gas Emissions Lead OSHA Pollution Exclusion Underground Storage Tanks Warning Labels Additional Insured Arbitration Attorney's Fees CTS Corp v Waldburger Employer Liability Issues Environmental Litigation Joint and Several Liability Notice Requirements Personal Jurisdiction Pro Rata Allocation Rule Product Defects Proposed Amendments Punitive Damages Putative Class Actions Reversal Apportionment Cancer Complex Litigation Contractors Damages Daubert Standards Energy Failure To Warn FDA Hazardous Waste Jurisdiction Long-Tail Claims Medical Devices Motion to Dismiss New Legislation Pipelines Pollution Liability Insurance Potentially Responsible Party (PRP) Property Owners Railroads Storage Tanks Take-Home Exposure Third-Party Liability Toxic Spills Vapor Intrusion Guidance Waste Disposal Wrongful Death Ascertainable Class Canada Chemical Spills Clean-Up Costs CO Supreme Court Commonality DTSC Duty of Care Duty to Warn Fluor Fracking Bans Green Chemistry Pesticides Proposed Legislation Reporting Requirements Sierra Club Silica Site Remediation Strict Liability Vicarious Liability Wastewater Assignments Birth Defects Boeing Carbon Emissions Case Consolidation Chapter 11 Climate Change Coal Contract Interpretation Department of Toxic Substances Control Discovery Rule Due Process DuPont Endangered Species Act (ESA) Environmental Review EU Excess Policies Forum Non Conveniens Frivolous Lawsuits Land Developers Land Owners Lead Paint Leases Mining Natural Resources OEHHA PCBs Pending Legislation Petroleum Popular Private Nuisance Proposed Regulation Public Health Remedial Actions Rule 23 Scientific Evidence Transocean Trespass Tribal Lands TX Supreme Court Umbrella Policies US Army Corps of Engineers Water Pollution Young Lawyers Arbitration Awards Arranger Liability Asbestos Trust Claims Bad Faith Bakken Shale Burlington Northern Buyback Programs Chinese Drywall Civil Monetary Penalty Coal Ash Coal-Fired Plants Commercial Bankruptcy Compliance Component Parts Doctrine Consent Decrees Construction Contracts Construction Project Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Contract Drafting Cosmetics Daubert Hearing DE Supreme Court Environmental Impact Report (EIR) Farms Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) First Impression General Mills Gross Negligence Homeowners Indemnification Insolvency Investigations Keystone XL Pipeline Late Notices Legislative Agendas Limitation Periods Litigation Fees & Costs Litigation Funding Litigation Strategies Manufacturing Facilities Mercury Michigan v. EPA Monsanto Motion to Compel Motion To Strike MTCA Municipalities NJ Supreme Court Offshore Drilling Permits Personal Liability PHMSA Policy Exclusions Policy Limits Pollution Control Public Interest Real Estate Market Refineries Reimbursements Retailers Rulemaking Process Scientific Research Settlement Agreements Shale Gas Shipping Solid Waste Southern California Gas Company Standing Subsidiaries Suppliers Third-Party Tort Reform Train Accidents Waste Workplace Injury Air Quality Standards Aircraft Allstate Amended Complaints Amended Legislation Amended Regulation Antitrust Litigation Article III Asset Purchaser Auto Manufacturers Automatic Stay Automotive Industry Aviation Industry Biobased Chemicals Biotechnology BP Claims Program Breach of Contract Bystander Carbon Nanotubes Chevron Chris Christie Circumstantial Evidence Citizen Suits Clean Power Plan Coal Industry Commerce Clause Commercial Property Owners Commercial Tenants Compensatory Damages Consent Order Consumer Fraud Corporate Officers Cost Recovery Critical Habitat DaimlerChrysler v Bauman Declaratory Relief Defense Strategies Department of Environmental Conservation Department of Transportation (DOT) Disclosure Requirements Disqualification Document Requests Documentation Dole Food Electricity Eligibility Energy Policy Environmental Crimes Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Foreign Corporations Foreseeability Forum Shopping Forum State Fourteenth Amendment France Fraud Hartford Insurance Company Historical Research Honeywell International Hurricane Sandy IL Supreme Court Indemnity Agreements Indemnity Claim Inherently Dangerous Activities Injunctions Injunctive Relief Innocent Owner Defense Insurance Claims Intervenors Inverse Condemnation Investors Jerry Brown Jones Act Jury Awards Jury Trial Jury Verdicts Labeling Lautenberg Act Learned Intermediary Legal Costs Lenders Lockheed Martin LSRP MassDEP Material Defects Mineral Exploration Mineral Extraction Mineral Leases Minerals Mortgages Motion for Summary Judgment Nanomaterials Nanotechnology NCR Corp. Non-Cumulation Clause NPDES Off-Label Promotion Outer Continental Shelf Personal Care Products Philip Morris Pleading Standards Pleadings Prescription Drugs Principal Place of Business Private Right of Action Professional Liability Proportionality PRP Letter Public Comment Public Nuisance Public Schools Recycling Remand Removal Risk Assessment Safe Drinking Water Act Safety Precautions Scope of Coverage Site Remediation Reform Act Soil Sophisticated User Doctrine Sovereign Immunity Split of Authority State Farm State Law Tort Claims State of Emergency Subcontractors Subrogation Successor Liability Successors Surface Transportation Travelers Property Casualty Co. UK Underground Injection Wells Utilities Sector Waters of the United States Well Drilling Willful Misconduct 3D Printing Abnormally Dangerous Activities Accounting Methods Acquisition Agreements Acquisitions Additional Insured Endorsements Admissibility Admissible Evidence Aetna Affordable Care Act Affordable Housing Agents Agricultural Workers Airlines Alcoa Amicus Briefs Ammunition Anti-SLAPP Anti-Stacking Provisions Antitrust Violations Arbitration Agreements Aruba Petroleum Assessment Asset Transfer Attorney Advertising Attorney Generals Attorney-Client Privilege Auto Parts Automobile Recall Babcock & Wilcox Construction Bankruptcy Code Barclays Batteries Battery BFPP Bifurcation Biofuel Biosolids Birth Control Pill Board of Directors Boilers Bootstrapping Breach of Warranty Bristol-Myers Squibb British Columbia Supreme Court Broker-Dealer Brokers Building Permits Bureau of Reclamation Business Interruption Cal Code of Civil Procedure Calculation of Damages California Coastal Commission Cap-and-Trade CARB Carbon Auctions Carbon Monixide Exposure Case Management Catastrophic Impairment Cause of Action Accrual CEQA Certiorari Chemical Safety Board Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act Chevron Deference Choice-of-Law Citizenship Civil Conspiracy Claim Procedures Class Representatives Clean Air Act Violations Clean Tech Cleanup Doctrine CLRA Coal Mines Coal-Fired Generation Coast Guard Collective Bargaining Commercial Insurance Policies Commercial Real Estate Contracts Commercial Real Estate Market Commercial Speech Commingling Common Law Torts Common-Interest Privilege Conflicts of Laws ConocoPhillips Consent to Assignment Conservation Consolidated Amended Complaint (CAC) Construction Workers Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) Contingency Fees Continuous Trigger Theory Contraceptives Contract Terms Corporate Crimes Corporate Liability Corporate Structures Corporate Veil Cross-Border Cross-State Air Pollution Crude by Rail Crude Oil Cy Pres Funds Cyber Insurance Data Collection Data Privacy Deadlines Debtors Declaratory Judgments Deductibles Deepwater Horizon Claim Forms Defamation Department of Defense (DOD) Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Department of Environmental Quality Department of Health and Human Services Derivative Suit Derivatives Design Defects Designer Professionals' Liability Dewsnup Diesel Fuel Diminution in Value Directors Disability Benefits Disaster Aid Discussion Draft Dispositive Motions Document Productions DOE DOGGR Dormant Commerce Clause Draft Guidance Driverless Cars Drones Drought DUI Dukes v Wal-Mart Duty to Indemnify Duty to Settle Early Retirement EarthJustice Earthquakes ECHA Economic Damages Economic Injuries Economic Loss Doctrine EHB Eli Lilly Emergency Response Emotional Distress Damages Employees Employer Group Health Plans Employer Mandates Employment Records En Banc Review Encroachments Endangered Species Endorsements Energy & Climate Debates Energy Exploration Energy Reform Enforcement Actions Environmental Justice Environmental Violations Equitas Essential Health Benefits Estate Planning European Court of Justice (ECJ) Exceptions Exclusionary Clauses Exclusions Expert Reports Explosions Failure To State A Claim Fairness Standard Farm Workers Faulty Workmanship FDCA FDUTPA Federal Arbitration Act Federal Contractors Federal Railroad Administration Federal Rules of Evidence FERC Financial Transaction Tax Fines First Amendment First American Title Insurance Co. First-to-File Fixtures FL Supreme Court Flood Zones FMCSA FOIA Follow-the-Fortunes Clause Food Contamination Food Labeling Food Safety Food Supply Ford Motor Foreign Judgments Foreign Workers Forensic Examination ForestEthics FRCP 11 FRCP 23(b)(3) French Supreme Court Fuel Standards Gas Taxes General Electric General Jurisdiction Generic Drugs Georgia Pacific GlaxoSmithKline Global Warming GMO Government Officials Governmental Liability Governor Brown Grants Groundwater Management Plan Guaranty Claims Halliburton Health Care Providers Healthcare Holiday Pay Homeowner's Insurance Horizontal Exhaustion Doctrine Horizontal Wells Housing Developers Hydrocarbons IBM ICAO Identifiable Class Members Impartiality Importers IN Supreme Court Inadmissible Evidence Indemnification Clauses Indemnity Insurance Independent Contractors Independent Counsel Industrial Discharges Infrastructure Insurable Interests Insureds International Litigation Internet Auctions Interpretive Rule Interrogatories Investment Property Italy Japan Johnson & Johnson Joinder Judges Judgment Debtors Judgment Notwithstanding the Verdict (JNOV) Judgment on the Pleadings Judicial Review Judicial Settlement Agreements Junior Liens Jury Selection Just Compensation Kelly-Frye Test Kinder Morgan Land Titles Land Tract Landfills Lead Poisoning Legislative Committees Lessee LHWCA Life Settlements Limitations Act Liquid Natural Gas Liquidation Lloyds of London Loans Lobbyists Local Controversy Exception Local Event Exception Longshoremen Loss Coverage Lumber Liquidators Marathon Oil Marcellus Shale Maritime Transport Mass Action Material Suppliers MATS Maximum Achievable Control Technology Medical Examinations Medical Liability Medical Marijuana Mensing Mergers Metals Mexico Mineral Rights Minimum Contacts Minnesota Public Utilities Commission Miscarriages Mistrial Mitigation Mobile Homes Mold Litigation Motion To Intervene Motion to Remand Motion To Stay Motion to Vacate Motions to Quash Multi-Party Litigation Multiple Occurences NAAQS Nanoscale National Emissions Standards National Marine Fisheries Service Natural Disasters Naturally Occurring Negligence Per Se Negotiations Nestle Net Investment Income New Guidance Nexus Nigeria Non-Residents Nongrantor Trusts Notice for Independent Medical Exam NPRM NRDC Nuclear Power Number of Occurences NY Supreme Court Occurrence OECD Offer to Compromise OHSA OIG OMB Order to Stay Original Jurisdiction Out-of-State Companies Ozone Pain and Suffering Parallel Claims Parent Corporation Parental Leave Penalties PepsiCo Physicians Police Power Policy Violations Precedential Opinion Predominance Requirement Prejudice Premises Liability Prepayment Penalties Preponderance of the Evidence Prevailing Party Prior Express Consent Privity of Contract Product Labels Product Recalls Product Safety Labels Professional Service Exclusion Proof of Damages Protective Orders Proximate Cause PTSD Public Benefits Public Policy Public Safety Radioactive Drilling Waste Railways Raytheon Real Estate Development Real Estate Transfers Recklessness Reconstruction Redevelopment Regulatory Agenda Remedies Renewable Energy Renewable Fuel Standard Renovations Rental Property Representations and Warranties Res Judicata Reservation of Rights Responsible Corporate Officer Doctrine Retroactive Application RICO Right of Access Right of Entry Right of Reproduction Right to Farm Act Risk Management Risk Mitigation RJ Reynolds Royalties Rule 23(b)(2) Rule 26 Rule 68 Rules of Civil Procedure Safe Drug Disposal Safe Harbors Safety Inspections Sanctions Seamen Secondary Markets Section 7 Section 998 Securities Litigation Seismic Retrofitting Self-Interest Settlements Sewer Systems Shareholders Shell Oil Single Occurrence Smartphones SNUR Social Networks Social Security Disability Solar Energy Solar Farm Specific Jurisdiction Spinoffs Spouses Standard of Review Standards & Procedures State against State Lawsuits State Budgets State Contractors State Funding Statutory Interpretation Stern v Marshall Storm Water Subject Matter Experts Subject Matter Jurisdiction Subletting Subsequent Purchasers Subsoil Substantial Completion Substantial Factor Test Supply Chain Supreme Court of Canada Surface Water Takeda Pharmaceuticals Tax Credits Tax Incentives Tax Planning Tax Records TCPA Testing Requirements Texas The Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act of 2015 Third Party Funding Third-Party Relationships Third-Party Risk Toxic Mold Transparency Traumatic Brain Injuries Travelers Trial Court Orders Trials Triggering Event Trucking Accident Trucking Industry Trusts Twombly/Iqbal Pleading Standard Tyson Foods v Bouaphakeo U.S. Navy Unfair or Deceptive Trade Practices Uninsured and Under-Insured Motorists US Fish and Wildlife Service Vacated Valuation Venue Vessels Video Recordings Volkswagen Voter Registration Vulcan Construction Materials Wage and Hour Wal-Mart Warranties Water Rights Water Usage Wetlands Whirlpool Wine & Alcohol Workers' Compensation Claim Workers' Compensation Defense Workplace Safety Wrongful Termination