Class Actions

Metalworking Lubricants Class Action Settlement

A class action settlement is pending with Metalworking Lubricants ("Defendant") in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana.

The lawsuit was brought by Teah Averett, Cindy Malless, Eugene and Rebecca Parsley, and Crystal Whalen ("Plaintiffs") against the Defendant seeking property damages based on claims for nuisance and negligence (no claims for personal injuries were included in the lawsuit). Plaintiffs based their claims on allegations that noxious odors were emitted by Defendant's facility, located at 1509 South Senate Avenue Indianapolis, Indiana 46225 and invaded nearby properties.

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Seneca Meadows Landfill Odor Class Action

Seneca Meadows Landfill is facing a class action lawsuit filed by neighboring residents who contacted Liddle & Dubin P.C. alleging that foul odors from the landfill blanket their homes and negatively impact their ability to use and enjoy their pr... Read More

Amerities West Odor Emissions Class Action Lawsuit

Liddle & Dubin, P.C., together with Oregon attorney Nick Kahl, have filed a class action lawsuit against AmeriTies West, LLC, the operator of a railroad tie plant in The Dalles, Oregon. The lawsuit alleges that the Defendant’s plant emits noxious odors which have interfered with its neighbors’ ability to fully use and enjoy their homes. These odors have been observed by many residents of the area surrounding the plant and by the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality.

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Clark/Floyd Landfill Odor Emissions Class Action Lawsuit

In association with Yosha, Cook & Tisch, Liddle & Dubin, P.C. has filed a class action lawsuit against the operators of the Clark/Floyd Landfill for the emission of odors. The Plaintiffs in the case allege that the odors have deprived them of the ability to fully use and enjoy their homes. The Indiana Department of Environmental Management has issued numerous violations to the landfill’s operators following countless resident complaints.

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Michigan Sugar Company Odor Investigation

Odors from the Michigan Sugar Company in Bay City have become such a nuisance that a large group of neighboring residents have reached out to Liddle & Dubin, P.C. to investigate and potentially file a class action lawsuit against the company.   

In fact, odors from Michigan Sugar have become so prevalent and so overwhelming, that approximately 800 complaints from affected residents were filed with the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) last year alone.  This outrageously large number of complaints prompted the MDEQ to issue 10 Letters of Violation to the company for creating nuisance odors.

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September 29, 2016 Flood Investigation

If you suffered basement flooding or sewer backup on September 29, 2016, Liddle & Dubin can help.  

Michigan law dictates that basement flooding victims may be entitled to compensation. If a city fails to address operation or maintenance defects that it knew or should have known about, it can be held liable for causing your basement to flood.

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Lowell Energy Biodigester Odor Investigation

Liddle & Dubin, P.C. is currently investigating the emission of odors from the Lowell Energy AD biodigester in Lowell, Michigan.

Foul odors have been plaguing the area surrounding the biodigester, and neighbors have compared the smell to “road kill.”

The Lowell police have issued the plant more than a dozen citations this year, and the plant’s owners appear to have acknowledged that they have caused this problem, despite promising before the plant opened that it would not emit foul odors.

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ArcelorMittal Monessen Coke Facility Class Action Settlement

A class action settlement is pending with ArcelorMittal Monessen LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of ArcelorMittal USA, Inc. ("Defendant") in the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

The lawsuit was brought by Viktoryia Maroz and Edward Tolliver ("Plaintiffs") against the Defendant seeking property damages (not personal injuries).  Plaintiffs asserted various legal claims against the Defendant, based on the allegation that the noxious odors and air particulates ("emissions") were emitted by Defendant's facility, located at 345 Donner Avenue, Monessen, Pennsylvania 15062, and impacted nearby properties.

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Darling Ingredients Odor Lawsuit - Fresno, CA

Liddle & Dubin PC has teamed up with Evans Law Firm, Inc., to file a class action lawsuit against Darling Ingredients, operators of an animal rendering facility in Fresno, CA. Animal rendering facilities take leftover parts of animal carcasses an... Read More

Rhode Island Central Landfill Odor Lawsuit

Liddle & Dubin PC has teamed up with Marasco & Nesselbush, LLP, to file a class action lawsuit against the Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation, operators of the Central Landfill in Johnston, Rhode Island. The case alleges that noxious ... Read More

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