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U.S. Supreme Court Holds That The Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation And Liability Act Does Not Preempt A State’s Statute Of Repose
Posted on 10 Jun 2014 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

Monday, June 9, 2014, the United States Supreme Court released the decision in the case of CTS Corporation v. Peter Waldburger, et al . The case involved a tort action brought for damages that arose from the release of a hazardous substance, pollutant... Read More

Duane Morris LLP: Pa. Superior Court Confirms Statutory Right of Repose for Improvements to Real Estate in Asbestos Cases
Posted on 8 Jul 2014 by Duane Morris LLP

The Pennsylvania Superior Court reversed a jury verdict in favor of plaintiffs in an asbestos mesothelioma case, finding that the 12-year statute of repose bars all claims related to improvements constructed on real estate brought beyond the statutory... Read More

Punitive Damages Award Vacated On Repose Statute In Tobacco Death Case
Posted on 3 May 2012 by Michael Lefkowitz

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - (Mealey's) The $5 million punitive damages portion of what was originally an $8 million verdict has been vacated by a Florida appeals court, which found May 2 that the reliance required for the fraudulent concealment claim... Read More