$600M Norfolk Southern Train Derailment Settlement Moves Forward

As reported by Law360 (subscription), the consolidated class litigation relating to last year’s Norfolk Southern train derailment and toxic chemical spill in East Palestine, Ohio took a significant step forward earlier this week when Judge Benita Y. Pearson of the Northern District of Ohio granted provisional approval to the proposed $600 million settlement between the railroad company

2024-05-23T17:34:21+00:00May 23rd, 2024|Environmental Law|

Norfolk Southern Agrees to $600 million Settlement in East Palestine, Ohio, Train Derailment and Toxic Spill Litigation

As reported by CBS News, Norfolk Southern has agreed to pay $600 million to resolve the class action litigation brought by Lieff Cabraser and co-counsel on behalf of local residents over the February 3, 2023 derailment and toxic spill in East Palestine, a small, rural community in northeast Ohio. The tragedy made national news last year

2024-04-11T21:36:12+00:00April 11th, 2024|Firm News|