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Baron & Budd Investigating Detwiler Fire Near Yosemite National Park

Aggressive wildfire spans more than 70,000 acres and counting, cause unknown DALLAS – July 21, 2017 – The national law firm of Baron & Budd announced today it is investigating the Detwiler fire in Mariposa [...]

July 21st, 2017|Environmental|

Duke Energy Provides Water Filtration System as Only Option for Nearly 200 North Carolina Well Owners Eligible for Permanent Alternative Water Supply

Households in vicinity of Belews Creek Steam Station, Mayo Steam Electric Plant and Roxboro Steam Electric Plant seek legal rights to permanent municipal water supply DALLAS – July 18, 2017 – The national law firm [...]

July 18th, 2017|Environmental|

Baron & Budd Investigating Potential Lawsuits Regarding GenX Contamination of Drinking Water

Shareholder Scott Summy successfully defended Wilmington residents in 1990s, winning the largest settlement ever against American oil companies for their part in MTBE contamination DALLAS – June 23, 2017 – The national law firm of [...]

June 23rd, 2017|Environmental|

Baron & Budd Investigating Potential Lawsuits Regarding PFOS and PFOA Contamination of Drinking Water

Residents of Airway Heights and Medical Lake, Wash. exposed to dangerous chemicals DALLAS – May 17, 2017 – The national law firm of Baron & Budd announced today it is investigating potential lawsuits related [...]

May 17th, 2017|Environmental|

Baron & Budd Environmental Litigation Group Attorneys Win Burton Award

Authors of "Poison in the Well" article honored for distinguished writing DALLAS – April 10, 2017 – The national law firm of Baron & Budd is pleased to announce attorneys Scott Summy, Carla Burke Pickrel, [...]

April 11th, 2017|Environmental, News & Press Releases|

Judge Denies Monsanto’s Motion to Dismiss PCB Contamination Lawsuits, Baron & Budd Reports

San Jose, Oakland, Berkeley Cases Allowed to Proceed DALLAS (February 7, 2017) – The national law firm of Baron & Budd reports that a U.S. district judge has denied a Monsanto Co. motion to dismiss [...]

February 8th, 2017|Environmental|

Port of Portland files lawsuit against Monsanto for PCBs

The Port of Portland has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Oregon against Monsanto Company for widespread PCB contamination impacting Port properties. The Port is the 10th public entity in the West [...]

January 5th, 2017|Environmental|

The City of Spokane Defeats Monsanto’s Motion to Dismiss PCB Lawsuit, Baron & Budd Reports

SPOKANE – (Oct. 28, 2016) – Yesterday, the City of Spokane defeated Monsanto's motion to dismiss the City's lawsuit alleging PCB contamination of the City's stormwater system. Judge Salvador Mendoza in the Eastern District of [...]

October 28th, 2016|Environmental|

State of Rhode Island Files Lawsuit Against 34 Oil Companies for Costs Associated with MTBE Contamination Cleanup

Gasoline Additive Considered a Probable Human Carcinogen DALLAS (Sept. 8, 2016) – The State of Rhode Island has filed a lawsuit against nearly three dozen oil companies for costs associated with cleaning up MTBE (methyl [...]

September 8th, 2016|Environmental|

City of Portland, Baron & Budd, and Gomez Trial Attorneys Sue Monsanto For PCB Water Contamination

Portland, Oregon July 13, 2016 The City of Portland, and the law firms of Baron & Budd and Gomez Trial Attorneys, took an important step to improve the vitality and health of Portland waters. Portland [...]

July 13th, 2016|Environmental|