The City of West, Texas, has filed a lawsuit against the owner of the fertilizer plant that was the site of an explosion in April that resulted in 15 deaths and tens of millions in property... Read more
A federal judge has given final approval to a $42.6 million class-action settlement between companies that made and installed government-issued trailers after hurricanes in 2005 and Gulf Coa... Read more
Companies that manufactured mobile homes for FEMA after Hurricane Katrina have agreed to pay $2.6 million to resolve thousands of claims that the temporary shelters exposed Gulf Coast storm... Read more
A new study has revealed that children of displaced families from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita have serious health and mental ailments. The report, released by the New York-based Children... Read more
FEMA is spending millions each month for so-called advisors whose job is supposed to be keeping up with Katrina evacuees. Those evacuees, numbering over 4,000, are still living in what... Read more
A federal judge has ruled that the federal government is not immune from lawsuits claiming many Gulf Coast hurricane victims were exposed to potentially dangerous fumes while living in trail... Read more
In its current term, the U.S. Supreme Court is taking up a number of interesting and very important cases. Many of the cases on the docket are business-related cases. Among the cases with bu... Read more
The Associated Press says the government owns hundreds of underground fuel tanks that need to be inspected for leaks of hazardous substances that could make local water undrinkable. Many of... Read more
The Washington State Department of Corrections has agreed to pay $2.25 million to the families of five California children who were wounded or traumatized when a prison parolee opened fire i... Read more
We are constantly being asked about what is going on in our firm’s Mass Torts Section. Lawyers in the Section are currently investigating a number of drugs and medical devices, and are... Read more
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