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Bakken crude producers and midstream transportation companies already experience transportation woes related to inadequate pipeline infrastructure, railroad capacity, tank car supply, rail accidents, and new regulations. But...more
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is increasingly cracking down on senders of hazardous materials by air, and your company could be its next target.
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On September 25, 2014, California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation that will provide California’s emergency responders with more information about trains carrying crude oil and require railroad companies to provide...more
The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) recently published two proposed regulations that may positively affect retailers and transporters, if implemented as proposed. In addition, PHMSA finalized a...more
Any company that purchases chemical products should be aware that it could potentially be liable for releases that occur during the shipment of the purchased products. In a recent New York District Count case, Kemira Water...more
On January 2, 2014, the Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA) issued a safety alert for the purpose of notifying the general public, emergency responders and shippers and carriers that recent...more
On May 9, 2013, a tanker truck carrying thousands of gallons of diesel fuel, overturned and caught on fire on a ramp near Interstate 81 and route 322 in Harrisburg....more
In a recent decision, the Illinois Supreme Court reaffirmed the relevant private and public interest factors to be considered by an Illinois circuit court in deciding a Motion to Dismiss on the basis of the forum non...more
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn recently signed a bill passed in the General Assembly,...more
Railroad employees who worked onboard trains or in a railyard may be at an increased risk of developing mesothelioma or other diseases caused by asbestos exposure. Research has found that railroad workers are significantly...more
Several media sources in the New Orleans area have reported that a deal is in the works to keep the nearby Avondale Shipyards open past its proposed 2013 closure date. According to a story published by Fox News 8, the deal...more
The Sixth Circuit recently rejected the medical monitoring claims of a putative class of residents of a small Ohio town who alleged exposure to chemicals released after a CSX Transportation Inc. train accidentally derailed....more
If there were any doubts about the potent weapon for recovery of environmental costs that the Model Toxics Control Act has become, those questions should be dispelled by a July 19 decision from Division Two of the Washington...more
The Fifth District of the Appellate Court of Illinois recently reversed a Madison County trial court ruling denying a motion to dismiss an asbestos case for forum non conveniens. The Fifth District’s decision constitutes a...more
Computer Animations can be successfully used in a variety of legal settings. Bring your judge or jury to the scene without them ever leaving the courtroom. You control what your audience sees; keeping their focus on your...more
Michigan Department of Transportation v. Employers Mutual Casualty Co. et al. , 480 Mich. 862; 748 N.W.2d 239 (2008) - After a catastrophic accident involving a motor carrier hauling gasoline caused significant property...more
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