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Jersey City Residents Sue Over Alleged Chromium Dumping
Posted on 26 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

JERSEY CITY, N.J. - Jersey City residents have filed a lawsuit against Honeywell International of New Jersey and PPG Industries of Pennsylvania for allegedly dumping and failing to clean up cancer-causing hexavalent chromium waste in their neighborhoods... Read More

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Over Allegedly Defective Motorcycle
Posted on 13 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

FORT WORTH, Texas — A Granbury, Texas, woman has filed a lawsuit against Harley-Davidson after a crash on a Harley-Davidson motorcycle allegedly caused by a malfunctioning electronic throttle killed her husband. The woman was also seriously injured... Read More

Houston Law Firm Files Mass Injury Lawsuit Against BP Over Texas City Benzene Release
Posted on 23 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

GALVESTON, Texas - The Vujasinovic & Beckcom law firm of Houston on Sept. 14 filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas on behalf of 120 people who were exposed to benzene that was released from British Petroleum's... Read More

Tainted Egg Lawsuit Filed By Attorney Fred Pritzker
Posted on 15 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MINNEAPOLIS - PritzkerOlsen, P.A. , the national food safety law firm, has filed suit on behalf of a woman from Mantorville, Minn., who is a confirmed victim of the multi-state Salmonella Enteritidis outbreak linked to shell eggs ( Robin Shaffer, et al... Read More

Gulf Coast Rental Property Owner Sues BP For Economic Losses From Gulf Oil Spill
Posted on 27 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The owner of a Gulf Coast vacation home has filed a class action lawsuit against BP, alleging economic losses caused by the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig and resulting oil spill ( Carden Simcox, et al. v. BP PLC, et... Read More

BP Spill Class Action Alleges Profiteering, Seeks Punitive Damages
Posted on 23 Sep 2010 by HB Litigation Conferences

NEW ORLEANS - A group of fishermen, property owners, business owners, and wage earners from five states on Aug. 20 filed a nationwide class action for punitive damages in the BP oil spill ( Corliss Gallo, et al. v. BP , No. 2:10-cv-02795, E.D. La.). ... Read More

Lawsuit Filed In Pennsylvania Over Hydraulic Fracturing
Posted on 15 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LENOX TOWNSHIP, Pa. - Parker Waichman Alonso LLP has announced the filing of a lawsuit against Southwest Energy Production Company and its parent, Southwestern Energy Company, both of Houston, on behalf of 13 families in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania... Read More

Firm Files First Nationwide Class Action Lawsuit Over Salmonella Contaminated Eggs
Posted on 16 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CHICAGO - THE LAW GROUP, LTD. filed the first nationwide class action lawsuit against Wright County Egg and Hillandale Farms on Sept. 15, a day after lab tests found hundreds of cases of salmonella contamination at the Wright County farm in a nearly two... Read More

Fishing Charters File Lawsuit Against BP America For Oil Spill Damages
Posted on 13 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

GULFPORT, Miss. — The owner of a fishing boat and a charter boat captain that operate in the Gulf of Mexico on May 12 filed a lawsuit against BP America for damages sustained after the BP oil spill in the Gulf, according to Hagens Berman , the Seattle... Read More

Alabama Beachfront Property Owners File Class Action Against BP
Posted on 4 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MOBILE, Ala. - Owners of beachfront and coastal property in Alabama on June 3 filed a class action lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama here on behalf of themselves and others like them who have suffered damage to their... Read More

Lawsuit Alleges Defective Zimmer Artificial Hip Has Caused Extreme Pain, Hardship
Posted on 27 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Mark P. Chalos from the Nashville office of the national plaintiffs' law firm Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP , announced that on May 20, Walter Thomas filed a lawsuit in federal court in Nashville against Zimmer Inc... Read More

Transportation Authority Sues BP, Officers Over Pension Fund Losses
Posted on 4 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WILMINGTON, Del. - The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) on May 21 sued BP, its subsidiaries, its officers and its partners in the Deepwater Horizon oil drilling project for losses on BP stock in its pension fund since the massive... Read More

Weitz & Luxenberg Sues Birds Eye Foods Over Alleged Pollutant Discharge
Posted on 26 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - Weitz & Luxenberg P.C. on May 17 filed a lawsuit on behalf of more than 70 Fennville , Mich., residents who allege that their properties have been contaminated and their health has been harmed by chemical pollutants that have entered... Read More

Lake Pontchartrain Property Owner Seeks Damages From BP, Affiliates
Posted on 23 Sep 2010 by HB Litigation Conferences

NEW ORLEANS - A property owner along Lake Pontchartrain in Louisiana on Aug. 17 sued BP, its affiliates and others involved in the drilling for damage to his land ( Russell Avocato v. BP, et al. , No. 2:10-cv-02770, E.D. La.). Filed in the U.S. District... Read More