Environmental Litigation

GCC Richmond Works Toxic Exposure

Result: $180 million settlement
Year: 1995

In re GCC Richmond Works Cases Environmental Spill

Lieff Cabraser served as Co-Liaison Counsel and Lead Class Counsel in coordinated litigation arising out of the July 26, 1993 release of a massive toxic sulfuric acid cloud which injured an estimated 50,000 residents of Richmond, California. The Coordination Trial Court granted final approval to a $180 million class settlement for exposed residents.