Toxic Torts

CERCLA EPA Toxic Exposure Contaminated Properties Environmental Liability Oil & Gas Asbestos Contamination Asbestos Litigation Hazardous Substances Environmental Policies Class Action Superfund Insurance Industry Groundwater Appeals Statute of Limitations Manufacturers Chemicals Settlement Causation Environmental Claims Environmental Remediation Costs Negligence Remediation BP Discharge of Pollutants Expert Testimony Corporate Counsel Mass Tort Litigation RCRA SCOTUS Drinking Water ASTM Class Certification Clean Air Act Fracking Summary Judgment Gulf Oil Spill Insurance Litigation Commercial General Liability Policies Deepwater Horizon Toxic Chemicals Brownfield Properties Preemption Property Damage Statute of Repose Evidence Mesothelioma Pharmaceutical Industry Proposition 65 Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Contribution Claims Department of Environmental Protection Discovery Expert Witness Liability Insurance Multidistrict Litigation Product Defects Take-Home Exposure Vapor Intrusion Water Bodily Injury CA Supreme Court Duty to Defend Environmental Assessments Lone Pine Order Oil Spills Bona Fide Purchaser CAFA Reinsurance Spill Act Tenants Water Supplies Workplace Hazards Air Pollution Clean Water Act Dismissals Due Diligence Employer Liability Issues Final Rules Landlords Nuisance Power Plants Burden of Proof Construction Industry Duty of Care Environmental Site Assessment Medical Devices Medical Monitoring Natural Gas PRP Warning Labels Commercial Leases Energy Sector Exxon Mobil Failure To Warn Greenhouse Gas Emissions Hazardous Waste Notice Requirements Personal Jurisdiction Pollution Exclusion Putative Class Actions Reversal Underground Storage Tanks Waste Disposal Additional Insured Arbitration Attorney's Fees Cancer CTS Corp v Waldburger Damages Daubert Standards FDA Joint and Several Liability Jurisdiction Lead Motion to Dismiss OSHA Pro Rata Allocation Rule Property Owners Proposed Amendments Punitive Damages Apportionment Contractors Energy Environmental Litigation Long-Tail Claims New Legislation Pesticides Pollution Liability Insurance Railroads Site Remediation Storage Tanks Third-Party Liability Vapor Intrusion Guidance Wrongful Death Ascertainable Class Canada Chapter 11 Chemical Spills Clean-Up Costs CO Supreme Court Commonality Defense Strategies DTSC Duty to Warn Fluor Foreseeability Fracking Bans Green Chemistry Mining Pipelines Premises Liability Proposed Legislation Reporting Requirements Silica Strict Liability Tort Reform Tribal Lands Vicarious Liability Young Lawyers Arranger Liability Assignments Birth Defects Boeing Carbon Emissions Case Consolidation Climate Change Coal Coal Industry Coal-Fired Plants Commercial Bankruptcy Complex Litigation Consent Decrees Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Contract Interpretation Department of Toxic Substances Control Discovery Rule Due Process DuPont Endangered Species Act (ESA) Environmental Review EU Excess Policies Farms Forum Non Conveniens Frivolous Lawsuits Land Developers Lead Paint Learned Intermediary Leases Motion To Strike Natural Resources OEHHA PCBs Pending Legislation Petroleum Popular Prescription Drugs Private Nuisance Proposed Regulation Remedial Actions Retailers Rule 23 Sierra Club Soil Toxic Spills Transocean Trespass TX Supreme Court Umbrella Policies US Army Corps of Engineers Wastewater Amended Regulation Antitrust Litigation Arbitration Awards Asbestos Trust Claims Bad Faith Bakken Shale Biotechnology Burlington Northern Buyback Programs Chinese Drywall Civil Monetary Penalty Coal Ash Compliance Component Parts Doctrine Construction Contracts Construction Project Consumer Fraud Contract Drafting Cosmetics Daubert Hearing DE Supreme Court Environmental Impact Report (EIR) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) First Impression Fraud General Mills Gross Negligence Homeowners Indemnification Injunctions Insolvency Investigations Jury Trial Keystone XL Pipeline Land Owners Late Notices Legislative Agendas Limitation Periods Litigation Fees & Costs Litigation Funding Litigation Strategies Manufacturing Facilities Mercury Michigan v. EPA Monsanto Motion to Compel MTCA Municipalities NJ Supreme Court Offshore Drilling Permits Personal Liability PHMSA Policy Exclusions Policy Limits Pollution Control Public Health Public Interest Real Estate Market Reimbursements Removal Rulemaking Process Scientific Evidence Scientific Research Settlement Agreements Shale Gas Shipping Solid Waste Southern California Gas Company Standing Subsidiaries Suppliers Third-Party Train Accidents U.S. Navy Utilities Sector Waste Water Pollution Workplace Injury Admissibility Air Quality Standards Aircraft Allstate Amended Complaints Amended Legislation Article III Asset Purchaser Auto Manufacturers Automatic Stay Automotive Industry Aviation Industry Biobased Chemicals BP Claims Program Breach of Contract Brokers Bystander Carbon Nanotubes Chevron Chris Christie Circumstantial Evidence Citizen Suits Commerce Clause Commercial Property Owners Commercial Tenants Compensatory Damages Consent Order Corporate Liability Corporate Officers Cost Recovery Critical Habitat DaimlerChrysler v Bauman Declaratory Relief Department of Environmental Conservation Department of Transportation (DOT) Disclosure Requirements Disqualification Dole Food Electricity Eligibility Energy Policy Enforcement Actions Environmental Crimes Environmental Violations Federal Contractors Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Food Safety Food Supply Foreign Corporations Forum Shopping Forum State Fourteenth Amendment France GMO Government Contractor Defense Hartford Insurance Company Honeywell International Hurricane Sandy IL Supreme Court Indemnity Agreements Indemnity Claim Inherently Dangerous Activities Injunctive Relief Innocent Owner Defense Insurance Claims International Litigation Intervenors Inverse Condemnation Investors Jerry Brown Jones Act Jury Awards Jury Verdicts Labeling Lautenberg Act 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 Physicians Pleading Standards Pleadings Potentially Responsible Party (PRP) Principal Place of Business Private Right of Action Product Recalls Professional Liability Proportionality PRP Letter Public Comment Public Nuisance Recycling Regulatory Agenda Remand Risk Assessment Safe Drinking Water Act Safe Harbors Safety Precautions Scope of Coverage Site Remediation Reform Act Smartphones Sophisticated User Doctrine Sovereign Immunity Split of Authority State Farm State Law Tort Claims Subcontractors Subrogation Successor Liability Successors Surface Transportation TCPA Traumatic Brain Injuries Travelers Property Casualty Co. Twombly/Iqbal Pleading Standard UK Underground Injection Wells Unfair or Deceptive Trade Practices Venue Wage and Hour Waters of the United States Well Drilling Willful Misconduct Workers' Compensation Claim 3D Printing Abnormally Dangerous Activities Accounting Methods Acquisition Agreements Acquisitions Additional Insured Endorsements Admissible Evidence Aetna Affordable Care Act Agents Agricultural Land Agricultural Workers Airlines Alcoa American Tort Reform Association (ATRA) Amicus Briefs Ammunition Annual Reports Anti-SLAPP Anti-Stacking Provisions Antitrust Violations APHIS Arbitration Agreements Arsenic Aruba Petroleum Assessment Asset Transfer Attorney Advertising Attorney Generals Attorney-Client Privilege Auto Parts Automobile Recall Babcock & Wilcox Construction Bankruptcy Code Bankruptcy Court 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 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 CFPA CFPB Chemical Safety Board Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act Chevron Deference Children's Products Children's Toys Choice-of-Law Citizenship Civil Conspiracy Claim Procedures Class Representatives Clean Air Act Violations Clean Power Plan 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 Commercial Use Commingling Common Law Torts Common Stock 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 Structures Corporate Veil Cross-Border Cross-State Air Pollution Crude by Rail Cy Pres Funds Cyber Insurance Data Privacy Deadlines Debtors Declaratory Judgments Deductibles Deepwater Horizon Claim Forms Defamation Department of Defense (DOD) Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Derivative Suit Derivatives Design Defects Designer Professionals' Liability Dewsnup Diesel Fuel Diminution in Value Directors Disability Benefits Disaster Aid Dischargeable Debts Discussion Draft Dismissal With Prejudice Dispositive Motions Document Productions Document Requests Documentation DOE DOGGR Dormant Commerce Clause Draft Guidance Driverless Cars Drones Drought DUI Dukes v Wal-Mart Duty to Indemnify Duty to Settle E-Cigarettes 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 Discrimination Employment Records En Banc Review Encroachments Endangered Species Endorsements Energy & Climate Debates Energy Exploration Energy Reform Environmental Justice Environmental Testing 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 False Advertising Farm Workers Faulty Workmanship FCRA FDCA FDCPA FDUTPA Federal Arbitration Act Federal Railroad Administration Federal Rules of Evidence FERC Financial Transaction Tax Fines Firemen First Amendment First American Title Insurance Co. First-to-File Fixtures FL Supreme Court Flint Water Crisis Flood Zones FMCSA Follow-the-Fortunes Clause Food Contamination Food Labeling Ford Motor Foreign Judgments Foreign Workers Forensic Examination ForestEthics Fraudulent Transfers FRCP 11 FRCP 23(b)(3) FRCP 8 French Supreme Court Fuel Standards GAO Gas Taxes General Electric General Jurisdiction Generic Drugs Genetically Engineered Seed Georgia Pacific GlaxoSmithKline Global Market Global Warming GMO Bans Governmental Liability Governor Brown Governor Kasich Grants Groundwater Management Plan Guaranty Claims Halliburton Health Care Providers Healthcare Highways Holiday Pay Homeowner's Insurance Horizontal Exhaustion Doctrine Horizontal Wells Housing Developers Hoverboards 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 Internet Auctions Interpretive Rule Interrogatories Invasion of Privacy 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 Landfills 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 Mandatory Arbitration 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 Devices Mobile Homes Mold Litigation Motion for Judgment 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 National Priorities List (NPL) Naturally Occurring Negligence Per Se Negotiations Nestle Net Investment Income New Guidance Nexus NFL 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 PA Supreme Court Pain and Suffering Parallel Claims Parent Corporation Parental Leave Penalties PepsiCo Police Power Policy Violations Precedential Opinion Predictive Coding Predominance Requirement Prejudice Prepayment Penalties Preponderance of the Evidence Prevailing Party Printed Publications Prior Express Consent Private Property Privity of Contract Product Labels Product Safety Labels Professional Service Exclusion Proof of Damages Protective Orders Proximate Cause PTSD Public Benefits Public Policy Public Safety Public Schools Radioactive Drilling Waste Railways Raytheon Real Estate Development Real Estate Transfers Rebuttable Presumptions Recklessness Redevelopment Refineries Regulatory Burden Remedies Renewable Energy Renewable Fuel Standard Renovations Rental Property Reopening Laws Representations and Warranties Res Judicata Reservation of Rights Responsible Corporate Officer Doctrine Restatement of Torts 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 Safety Inspections Samsung Sanctions Seamen Secondary Markets Section 7 Section 998 Securities Litigation Seismic Retrofitting Self-Interest Sewer Systems Shareholders Shell Oil Single Occurrence SNUR Social Networks Social Security Disability Solar Energy Solar Farm Specific Jurisdiction Spinoffs Spokeo v Robins Spouses Standard of Review Standards & Procedures State against State Lawsuits State Budgets State Contractors State Funding State of Emergency Statutory Interpretation Stern v Marshall Storm Water Structured Settlements Subject Matter Experts Subject Matter Jurisdiction Subletting Subsequent Purchasers Substantial Completion Substantial Factor Test Subsurface Conditions Supply Chain Supreme Court of Canada Surface Water Takeda Pharmaceuticals Takings Tax Credits Tax Incentives Tax Planning Tax Records Testing Requirements Texas Thailand The Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act of 2015 Third Party Funding Third-Party Relationships Third-Party Risk Toxic Mold Transportation Corridor Travelers Trial Court Orders Trials Triggering Event Trucking Accident Trucking Industry Trusts Tyson Foods v Bouaphakeo Uninsured and Under-Insured Motorists US Fish and Wildlife Service Vacated Valuation Vessels Video Recordings Volkswagen Voter Registration Vulcan Construction Materials Wal-Mart Warranties Water Rights Water Usage Wetlands Whirlpool Wine & Alcohol Workers' Compensation Defense Workplace Safety Wrongful Termination