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Update on 2013 Amendments to the Oregon Environmental Cleanup Assistance Act

In June 2013, the Governor of Oregon signed into law Senate Bill 814, which created sweeping reforms on environmental claims handling regulations and available remedies for insureds facing liability for cleanup of...more

Washington Court of Appeals Heralds New Developments in Damages for an Insurer’s Bad Faith Duty to Defend

On April 4, the Washington Court of Appeals issued its decision in Unigard Insurance Company v. Mutual of Enumclaw Insurance Company. The case pertains to the scope of damages that may be assessed for an insurer’s bad faith...more

An Exaggerated And Ill-Conceived Sense Of Risk: The Ephemeral Nature Of California’s Proposition 65

A comprehensive review of the structure and function of California's Proposition 65 and its impact upon the business community. ...more

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. v. Jesse M. Lange Distributor Co., Shell Oil Co. et al

Complaint for damages & injunctive relief

The complaint addresses a situation in which a BTEX and MtBE plume is moving through groundwater from a site adjacent to the plaintiff's. The complaint alleges, among other items, that the defendants are not appropriately...more

Remedies for Hazardous Waste Injuries

The article discusses Remedies for Hazardous Waste Injuries....more

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