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ANOTHER APPELLATE SUCCESS

June 12, 2019

                 In Maqubool et al vs Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans the Plaintiffs filed two nearly identical lawsuits in the Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans seeking to enjoin the Sewerage and Water Board from contracting with a consultant to fill certain key vacancies. The first suit which involved an "RFP" was allotted to Judge Sidney Cates and resulted in the grant…

Toxic Torts and Environmental Law

Our attorneys have experience in class actions, mass joinders and individual cases involving facility releases, solid and hazardous waste management, facility explosions, train derailments, sick building syndrome, product and component exposures  and off-site migration of toxic substances by water, air or land.   Claims have included  physical property damage, diminution of property value, and “stigma” damages; actual physical injury and fear of future injury; cancers, including leukemia and other blood diseases; pneumoconiosis (asbestosis, silicosis and aluminum pneumoconiosis), reactive airways dysfunction syndrome and reactive upper airways dysfunction syndrome (RADS and RUDS); auto-immune dysfunction; nerve damage; cognitive disabilities; and chromosomal damage; minor complaints of temporary headaches, nausea, and various other medical conditions. Our attorneys have served as court appointed special masters in NORM, Asbestos and other environmental litigation.   Their experience includes state and federal litigation as well as regulatory representation regarding issues such as CERCLA, RCRA, SARA, and EPCRA matters. 

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