Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Appeals Panel: Landowner May Seek Damages For Pollution By Oil And Gas Companies

Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Appeals Panel: Landowner May Seek Damages For Pollution By Oil And Gas Companies

LAKE CHARLES, La. - A unanimous Louisiana Third Circuit Court of Appeal panel entered an opinion March 5 overturning judgments against a Concordia Parish, La., landowner who sued oil and gas companies for contaminating his property decades before he purchased it (John C. Duck v. Hunt Oil Co., et al., No. 13-628, La. App., 3rd Cir.).

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