ECA Environmental & Product Liability Litigation Report

The Roux ECA team is pleased to introduce ECA’s Environmental & Product Liability Litigation Report, or ECA Blog, for our clients and other interested parties. The report will track emerging trends in environmental and mass tort litigation and provide information and commentary on tort and bankruptcy litigation rulings, legislation, state and federal environmental regulations, insurance coverage issues, and scientific and medical evidentiary matters.

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Bankruptcy Venue Reform Legislation Reintroduced in Congress

February 14, 2023
A bill requiring Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases be filed in states where the principal place of business or principal assets of the debtor are located was introduced into Congress on Feb. 14. Co-sponsors and U.S. Representatives Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) and...

Bankruptcy Judge in Imerys Talc Bankruptcy Eliminates More Than 15,000 Votes

October 13, 2021
WILMINGTON, DE – A bankruptcy judge overseeing the Imerys Talc America bankruptcy case issued an opinion on Oct. 13, throwing out the ballots of more than 15,000 claimants that had voted in favor of Imerys’ reorganization plan, effectively suspending a...