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Lawsuits Filed in Pompton Lakes, N.J.

On March 4, 2010, Weitz & Luxenberg P.C. began filing complaints against E.I. DuPont and Royle Systems Group, on behalf of over 350 residents of Pompton Lakes, New Jersey. This legal action is prompted by the defendants’ decision to allow a plume of hazardous chemicals emanating from DuPont’s Pompton Lakes Works explosives factory and from…

Pompton Lakes Study Finds Elevated Lymphomas

Our environmental attorneys would like to inform residents of Pompton Lakes, New Jersey of a new public health study concerning their community. The study found that residents of one area of Pompton Lakes have more than three times the rate of kidney cancer in women and more than 2.5 times the rate of non-Hodgkins lymphoma…

TVA Coal Ash Spill Lawsuit

Weitz & Luxenberg P.C., together with Nashville, TN counsel May and Ryan, PLC have filed an environmental lawsuit against the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) on behalf of 109 citizens in Roane County and surrounding areas. This legal action is prompted by a dike breach at the TVA plant, which led to the spill of over…

$423 Million MTBE Settlement

Weitz & Luxenberg P.C. has secured a landmark MTBE settlement against some of the country’s biggest oil companies, which have agreed to pay $423 million in a suit involving the contamination of 153 public water systems nationally. Of the settlement, Robert Gordon of Weitz & Luxenberg said, “This is an excellent settlement on behalf of…

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