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Ludlow v. BP, P.L.C.

The Fifth Circuit affirmed a lower court decision that investors who bought BP stock soon after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill may file a class action against the oil company for alleged misrepresentations regarding the...

Bankcorpsouth Bank v. Environmental Operations, Inc.

A district court held that a bank may go forward with its CERCLA and negligence claims against engineering and remediation companies that prepared and implemented an environmental remediation plan for property in which the bank holds...

Kemper/Prime Indus. Partners v. Montgomery Watson Ams., Inc.

The court upheld the dismissal of a property owner's negligent misrepresentation claim against an environmental assessment (EA) company that failed to reveal the full extent of contamination of the owner's land. The owner purchased the...

Advanced Envtl. Tech. Corp. v. Brown

The court holds that an insurance agent is liable to a hazardous waste removal company for the negligent misrepresentation of an insurance contract that was supposed to provide basic pollution coverage to the removal company's...

DRR, L.L.C. v. Sears, Roebuck & Co.

The court holds that a former owner of petroleum-contaminated property is not liable to the current owner on state-law claims of fraud and strict liability for the alleged expense of removing leaking underground storage tanks from the...

Damon v. Sun Co.

The court affirms a district court decision that an oil company is liable for commonlaw misrepresentation and engaging in unfair or deceptive trade practices in violation of Massachusetts General Laws chapter 93A, §11, in connection...

Lincoln Alameda Creek v. Cooper Indus.

The court holds that the seller of real property, whom the buyer alleges sold the property with soil contamination, is not entitled to indemnification or contribution from the buyer's environmental consultant, who reported before the...