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USA - October 12 2012 The Ninth Circuit's ruling in Native Village of Kivalina v. ExxonMobil Corp., ___ F.3d___, 2012 WL 4215921 (September 21, 2012) represents the most recent high-profile victory against efforts to use public nuisance claims to address issues more properly left to legislative solutions.
USA - January 12 2012 Public nuisance claims in public interest tort litigation appeared in 1994, when more than 40 states sued tobacco companies to recoup costs allegedly attributable to citizens’ tobacco use.
Co-authors: Deborah Storey Simmons .
USA - June 1 2011 It’s Friday afternoon.
Co-authors: W. Kelly Stewart .