Source: https://www.ksdk.com/, January 20, 2024 By: Mercedes Mackay A pair of St. Louis business owners are suing their landlords after lead contamination forced them to close their café on Delmar. Brew Tulum owner, Laura McNamara, said they are speaking out in hopes of change. Read more.
Source: Distinguished Programs A commercial retail center received complaints from tenants about musty odors coming from the basement storage areas. During a maintenance inspection, it was determined that the basement drains were not able to drain properly due to the buildup of sediments within the pipes causing water to back up into the storage areas. […]
Source: Distinguished Programs A veterinary office was a tenant in a commercial office park. HVAC repairs were made within the building, and both workers and customers complained of headaches and nausea due to vapors from sealants used during repairs. The commercial office park was evacuated as a precaution until the fumes were gone; however, several […]
Source: Distinguished Programs A commercial retail center received complaints from tenants about musty odors coming from the basement storage areas. During a maintenance inspection, it was determined that the basement drains were not able to drain properly due to the build-up of sediments within the pipes causing water to back up into the storage areas. […]
Source: https://www.lexology.com/, January 14, 2022 By: Bernadette M. Rappold, Kerri L. Barsh, Christopher L. Bell, David G. Mandelbaum and Kaitlyn R. Maxwell, Greenberg Traurig LLP The Biden-Harris administration is quickly establishing new federal environment requirements affecting commercial property owners and managers. These requirements, along with changes occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic, raise a host of […]
Source: https://www.fayobserver.com/, January 8, 2021 By: Rachael Riley Another Fort Bragg family has entered into a class-action complaint against Fort Bragg’s housing provider, Corvias, as Corvias looks to have the class-action complaint dropped. On June 24, three Fort Bragg families filed complaints against Corvias and its partners. Read more.
Source: https://www.constructiondive.com/, January 28, 2020 By: Kim Slowey In addition to the $2 billion plus legal fees, the plaintiffs are asking the court to require that the defendants remediate the property to an acceptable condition; conduct safety and health assessments for those living, working or attending school on the island; and stop any development, construction, […]
The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 (“CERCLA”) has been a prodigious generator of litigation for decades. First, the government sought to compel potentially responsible parties (“PRPs”) to clean up contaminated sites. Then, those PRPs who were found liable or who settled with the government sought contribution from other PRPs. Now, even after these […]
The Huntsville Housing Authority found high levels of radioactive gas inside more than 60 public housing units last fall but never told the tenants they were breathing cancer-causing radon. Residents of Butler Terrace Addition knew nothing until reporters from AL.com and its affiliate, The Oregonian/OregonLive, made contact with some of them last week. Read more.…
Source: https://www.law.com, March 7, 2019 By: Steven A. Meyerowitz U.S. District Judge Ursula Ungaro dismissed a case against an insurance company facing a bodily injury claim from paint fumes in an office building. A federal district court in Miami ruled an insurance policy’s pollution exclusion precluded coverage of a lawsuit against the owner and manager of […]
Source: https://6abc.com, July 26, 2018 By: Vernon Odum The tap water in Upper Dublin Township is widely believed by local residents to be dangerously contaminated by firefighting agents from military bases in this area of Montgomery County. The acronym for the contaminating chemical in question is PFAS, which stands for Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances. According […]
Dive Brief: Kofi Bonner, co-chief operating officer of Five Point Holdings, developer of the Hunters Point Shipyard/Candlestick Point project on and around the site of a former U.S. Navy shipyard in San Francisco, told the San Francisco Chronicle that the project will be delayed for years due to uncertainty around potentially radioactive soil that is scaring off […]
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