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Damages In Tort Actions Covers Personal Injury, Property Damage Cases
Posted on 4 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

Damages in Tort Actions provides in-depth legal and policy analyses of compensatory and punitive damages in personal injury and property damage cases, plus case annotations to all jurisdictions and examples of illustrative awards and settlements. It covers... Read More

3rd Circuit Finds Class Action Inappropriate In Vinyl Chloride Exposure Case
Posted on 22 Sep 2011 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

In Gates v. Rohm & Haas Co. et al , 2011 U.S. App. LEXIS 17756 (3rd. Cir.: 8/25/11), Plaintiffs were residents of a primarily residential area of approximately 2,000 people and 400 homes. Defendant chemical companies owned and operated a facility... Read More

Steptoe & Johnson PLLC: W. Va. Residential Homeowner Can Recover Costs of Repairs Even If Greater Than Fair Market Value of House
Posted on 18 Nov 2014 by Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

By Eric J. Hulett, Member Until recently, owners of damaged homes in West Virginia had some limits on the amount of damages they could recover in a lawsuit. Now, the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has significantly revised prior case law and... Read More

Kyle N. Roehler On 'The Storm of Coverage Questions Is Approaching - Will Contractors Be Covered For Chinese Drywall Claims?'
Posted on 11 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

By Kyle N. Roehler, Attorney, Foland Wickens Eisfelder Roper & Hofer, P.C. In his article appearing in the July/August 2010 issue of Coverage , Mr. Roehler warns of the coming wave of insurance claims and ensuing coverage litigation over sulfur... Read More

AIG Pays $23M In Gulf Oil Spill Claims; Total May Rise
Posted on 6 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) Taxpayers took another hit, this one indirect, from the oil spill caused by the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion through insurance claims related to the disaster. AIG, the insurance giant that is 80 percent owned by the government, said... Read More

Judge Further Limits TVA Coal Ash Spill Lawsuits
Posted on 4 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - (AP) A federal court further limited lawsuits seeking damages from the Tennessee Valley Authority for its huge spill of toxin-laden coal ash, but the judge ruled that claims related to property damages and reduced property values... Read More

Coca-Cola Company Sued On Behalf Of Michigan Village Residents
Posted on 28 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK — Weitz & Luxenberg announced April 27 that the firm has filed a property damage lawsuit against the Coca-Cola Company, and certain of its affiliates, on behalf of 80 residents and former residents of Paw Paw, Mich., whose homes have... Read More