Wood Treatment Contamination Litigation (Multiple Jurisdictions)
Eimer Stahl attorneys have counseled and defended current and former operators of wood treating plants throughout the United States against claims of groundwater, surface water, soil and airborne contamination of property. These claims have involved frequent attempts for class and mass action treatment, often involving cutting-edge issues of substantive law and federal jurisdictional jurisprudence.
See Bullard v. Burlington Northern Santa Fe Ry. Co., 535 F.3d 759 (7th Cir. 2008).
See Brinston v. Koppers Industries, Inc., 538 F. Supp. 2d 969 (W.D. Tex. 2008).