Recent Case Activity

EPA, Sierra Club voluntarily dismiss litigation over GHG memorandum in light of industry victory in UARG, Chamber, et al. v. EPA
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Victory
California Supreme Court declines to review lower court decision exposing insurance adjusters to personal liability when processing insurance claims
California Supreme Court
Defeat
Texas Supreme Court reaffirms traditional causation requirements for asbestos cases, expresses criticism of "any exposure" theory
Texas Supreme Court
Victory
D.C. Circuit reverses judgement against EPA in decision affecting the agency's use of guidance as rulemaking
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Defeat
Georgia Supreme Court de-certifies a ‘toxic tort’ class action
Georgia Supreme Court
Victory
New York Supreme Court (Appellate Division, First Department) denied Ernst & Young's motion to appeal to the NY Court of Appeals.
New York Supreme Court
Defeat
Fourth Circuit affirms $24 million judgement in a False Claims Act case
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Defeat
The panel held that California's meal and break laws were not preempted by the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Defeat
Chamber urges California Court of Appeals to reexamine punitive damages in asbestos cases
California Court of Appeals
Awaiting Decision
The Board overturned the panel's decision and determined that the FAA does not preclude FINRA's enforcement of its rules.
Other Venues
Defeat