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Defense of Class Action Lawsuits Seeking Damages Related to Oil Spill

Oil Barging Company and Captive Marine Insurer

Assisted in defense of class action lawsuits in Massachusetts Superior Court and the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts brought by residents of coastal Massachusetts towns against shipping company seeking damages related to the 2003 Buzzards Bay oil spill.  Representation included assisting with preparation of expert reports, evaluation of technical data related to the remediation efforts and Natural Resource Damage Assessment and interaction with environmental consultants/experts, residential real estate appraisers and other potential lay and expert witnesses. 

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