7th Circuit: Facts Underlying Environmental Consultant's Reports Are Privileged

CHICAGO - A Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Dec. 26 affirmed a ruling finding that previously unreleased portions of reports prepared by Amendola Engineering Inc. for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in a Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act lawsuit are protected by the work product doctrine (Appleton Papers Inc. v. Environmental Protection Agency, et al., No. 12-2273, 7th Cir.; 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 26346).

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