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In re Chevron U.S.A., Inc.

The court rejects a district court trial plan that provided for a unitary trial on general liability and causation in a mass tort case against an oil company that owned a crude oil storage waste pit on which plaintiff-appellees' homes...

Walz v. Smithtown, Town of

The court affirms a jury verdict awarding compensatory and punitive damages to landowners in an action under 42 U.S.C. §1983 against a town and its superintendent of highways for violating the landowners' substantive due process rights...