Fortune v. Nalco Company et al.

Represented manufacturer of chemicals held in a storage tank on property owned by a coal company which overturned during a flood which occurred in Raleigh County, West Virginia. This matter was filed on behalf of fifty named Plaintiffs against several coal company Defendants, a logging company and our chemical company client. Plaintiffs filed this matter as a purported class action. Plaintiffs sought damages for medical monitoring and personal injuries including claims for wrongful death and lung cancer. Plaintiffs sought a multi-million dollar settlement. This matter settled for $20,000 on behalf of our client after we finished deposing Plaintiffs.