Representative Matters

PCE cleanup cost recovery lawsuits

Parsons Behle & Latimer was retained by a retail client to represent it in the recovery of cleanup and defense costs concerning the remediation of perchloroethylene in soils and groundwater at sites in Lodi, California, Bozeman, Montana and Bellevue, Washington. Defended cost recovery lawsuits filed by municipalities and shopping center landowners; successfully pursued cost recovery actions against and settlements with tenant dry cleaning operators and historic primary and excess liability insurance companies of several million dollars.