Plaintiffs Seek to Consolidate Claims in Federal Class Action Against Norfolk Southern Over Toxic Derailment

As reported by Law360, Lieff Cabraser and co-counsel have filed a complaint seeking to consolidate claims from residents, businesses, and property owners across Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia affected by the recent and catastrophic Norfolk Southern train derailment and toxic spill. The complaint cites claims including negligence, state law violations, and crop destruction following the devastating

2023-06-20T15:01:53+00:00May 10th, 2023|Environmental Law|

Lieff Cabraser Partner Mark P. Chalos to Serve on Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee in Newly-Consolidated Norfolk-Southern Toxic Spill Litigation

As reported by Law360, on Wednesday, April 5, 2023, U.S. District Judge Benita Y. Pearson of the Northern District of Ohio issued an order consolidating 31 separate lawsuits relating to the February 3, 2023 Norfolk Southern train derailment and toxic spill in East Palestine, Ohio.

2023-04-07T14:43:34+00:00April 7th, 2023|Environmental Law, Firm News|

Lieff Cabraser & Co-Counsel File Federal Class Action Against Norfolk Southern

Norfolk Southern’s flawed response released more than twice the toxics released in the initial derailment, creating a million-pound chemical burn pit that would burn and discharge thick toxic smoke for days causing widespread anxiety, panic, and fear of dire health consequences On February 20, 2023, Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, Peiffer Wolf Carr Kane

2023-02-22T14:34:36+00:00February 21st, 2023|Environmental Law|