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$190M Settlement in New Jersey Passaic River Contamination Case

Today the New Jersey Attorney General’s office announced a $190 million settlement has been agreed to resolve Occidental Chemical Corp.’s part in the contamination of the Passaic River. The settlement amount will be used to pay for past cleanup removal and costs, as well as damage to natural resources and other costs and damages. The Read More

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New York Orders More Comprehensive Clean Up Than EPA Proposes for Same Contamination in New Jersey

New York Orders More Comprehensive Clean Up Than EPA Proposes for Same Contamination in New Jersey An order from the State of New York is sowing discord in Ringwood, New Jersey. New York State has ordered Ford Motor Company, responsible for a contamination of toxic paint sludge from a former facility in Mawah, New Jersey, Read More

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Local Family Served School Board with Notice of Intent to Sue

For Immediate Release DATED: March 10, 2014 A Middle Township family has placed the Middle Township School Board on notice of its intent to commence legal action due to mold exposure. Stacy Adelizzi alleges that her children have become very ill as a result of a reoccurring mold problem in the school district’s elementary schools. Read More

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Coal Ash Leak in North Carolina Power Plant Slowed, but Not Stopped

An underground pipe collapsed early this month at a retired power plant in North Carolina, causing between 50,000-82,000 tons of coal ash to flow into the Dan River. Workers are scurrying to seal the leak, and as of February 6, 2014 the flow has slowed, but workers have been unable to completely stop the spill. Read More

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First Responders to Paulsboro Derailment Get Suits Remanded to NJ Court

On January 13, 2014, U.S. District Judge Robert Kugler granted a motion to remand the claims of approximately 30 plaintiffs to the Gloucester County Superior Court. In September 2013, the case Belbin v. Consolidated Rail Corp. had been removed to federal court based on diversity jurisdiction; one of the plaintiffs was from Pennsylvania. However, plaintiffs Read More

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Firm Files Civil Suit Against Gas & Energy Company On Behalf of Edison Residents with Contaminated Property

Edison residents sue Chevron for alleged contamination By Jack Murtha General Media Newspapers (January 17, 2014) EDISON — Several residents have filed a civil lawsuit against Chevron Corp. for damages that allegedly stemmed from the company’s discharge of hazardous materials, which are said to have contaminated several properties off New York Boulevard. “This case is Read More

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Firm Pursues Lawsuit for Central NJ Homeowners Impacted by Contamination from Pesticide Plant

Chevron Sued For Contamination From NJ Pesticide Plant By Kelly Knaub Law360, New York (December 18, 2013, 7:04 PM ET) A group of Edison, N.J., property owners last week sued Chevron Corp. in New Jersey court over alleged contamination from a pesticides manufacturing facility the company had operated in the township. The 12 plaintiffs filed Read More

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DuPont Ceases Manufacturing of PFOA Ahead of New EPA Rule

The Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) is in the process of proposing a rule to end future manufacturing, importing, and/or usage of perfluorooctanoic acid (“PFOA”). Additionally, earlier this year (and ahead of schedule), Dupont ceased its production of PFOA at all of its facilities. Recently in New Jersey, the Toxic Injury Lawyers helped settle a case Read More

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DEP Takes Action: New Brunswick has Filed False Water Data Reports

It has been announced by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (“DEP”) that the New Brunswick Water Department has repeatedly filed false water data reports. These reports include falsified water quality tests, incorrectly calculated test results, and failure to notify the public of failures to meet water quality standards. The DEP news release, available Read More

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Paulsboro NJ Train Derailment & Chemical Spill Lawsuit Moves Forward

A federal court judge has ruled that the negligence claims brought by the Toxic Injury Lawyers on behalf of over 100 Paulsboro residents for exposure to toxic vinyl chloride following the November 2012 train derailment can move forward. Click here to read more.

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