Maximize Damages in Contaminated Groundwater Claims
Damages associated with toxic contamination of groundwater can be challenging to prove and difficult to negotiate. Our esteemed faculty will take you through the initial steps in determining the source and extent of contamination, proving or disproving responsibility, and calculating the damages associated with the pollution. Sharpen your strategies for tackling a difficult contaminated groundwater claim - register today!
- Examine both plaintiff and defense perspectives for proving or disproving liability.
- Discover how defendants contest damages in contaminated groundwater claims.
- Explore how to locate ancient CGL policies for potential insurance coverage.
Session Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Eastern
Presenter: Jonathan Orent
- Federal and State Groundwater Regulations
- Clean Water Act
- Resources Conservation and Recovery Act
- Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act of 1980
- Interplay with State Regulations
- Determining the Source, Nature and Extent of Contamination
- Proving or Disproving Liability: Plaintiff and Defense Perspectives
- Causes of Action
- Obtaining Key Evidence: Proof of Contaminants, Key Reports, Etc.
- Essential Experts to Involve
- Key Litigation Strategies
- Calculating Damages and Remediation Costs
- Loss of Property Value
- Loss of Enjoyment and Use
- Emotional Distress
- How Defendants Contest Damages
- Possible Insurance Coverage: Locating Ancient CGL Policies
- Personal Injury Cases: Overcoming the Difficulty of Proof
- Settlement Strategies
- Essential Legal Updates
This course is designed for attorneys who are involved in the regulation, use and protection of water resources. Others that may benefit include government officials, engineers, regulators, energy companies, water management specialists and paralegals.