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Defended and Resolved Cost Recovery Claim in Massachusetts for Oil Company

Defended a major oil company in U.S. District Court in Worcester, Massachusetts (after removal from state court) in an action seeking reimbursement of remediation costs under the Massachusetts Oil and Hazardous Material Release Prevention and Response Act.  The plaintiff, a retail developer and the current property owner, alleged that the oil company was responsible for all of its remediation costs at a site that the oil company had historically owned and occupied as a gasoline filling station.  Negotiated a favorable settlement of the claims based, in part, on evidence that was developed concerning intervening third-party liability.

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