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William A. Ruskin: Comcast Corp. v. Behrend's Impact In Toxic Tort Litigation
Posted on 21 Apr 2014 by William A. Ruskin

By William A. Ruskin I have written about how the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Comcast v. Behrend has had the practical result of raising the bar for class certification and leveling the playing field for corporate defendants [ enhanced opinion... Read More

William A. Ruskin: Value Assurance Plan Protects Canadian Property Owners
Posted on 9 Jul 2012 by William A. Ruskin

By William A. Ruskin We have written in the past concerning Value Assurance Plans (or "VAPs"), which should be considered as a significant component of a corporate response to homeowner concerns over property values due to environmental... Read More

William A. Ruskin: Environmental Diminution Of Property Value And The Creative Plaintiff Valuation Expert
Posted on 22 Apr 2014 by William A. Ruskin

By William A. Ruskin When a homeowner brings a multi-count toxic tort case alleging that a corporate defendant’s discharge of toxic substances from its facility contaminated his property, the diminution of property value claim is often the only... Read More