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Vermont to Seek Damages in Groundwater Contamination Case

The Vermont Attorney General’s Office today announced it will seek restitution against more than a dozen gasoline refiners responsible for contaminating the state’s groundwater. The complaint, filed today by Attorney General William H. Sorrell, alleges that some of the largest gas refiners in the nation have contaminated state water supplies with a toxic chemical additive.…

BP Oil Spill

When its Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded in April of 2010, energy giant BP knew it would face stiff liability and financial losses. The company is about to find out just how stiff. The second phase of the class action against BP — a lawsuit experts think may be the largest environmental trial in history — began…

Halliburton Water Contamination

Eighty-seven residents of Duncan, Okla., are suing energy giant Halliburton Co., its subsidiary Halliburton Energy Services Inc. and SAIC Energy, Environmental and Infrastructure LLC (formerly The Benham Companies LLC). Their suit alleges they were harmed by decades-long consumption of well-water contaminated with toxic wastes from a nearby rocket-motor recycling operation (docket CJ-2011-A51-W, District Court, Cleveland…

Robin Greenwald Appointed to BP Oil Spill Litigation

Weitz & Luxenberg’s oil spill lawyers provide important news and information for those impacted by the BP Oil spill disaster. To make certain your potential oil spill legal claim receives the attention it deserves, please complete the form on this page to learn more about your legal rights and options. If your livelihood or property…

W&L Claims Fund Meetings for Gulf Coast

During the month of October 2010, the our oil spill attorneys will be providing information to those impacted by the BP oil spill disaster and how to file claims to the Gulf Coast Compensation Fund (GCCF). For more information about these meetings, as well as vital information about your legal rights to seek compensation for…

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