Representative Matters

Recovery of over $65 million in environmental cleanup costs

Parsons Behle & Latimer was retained by a mining client in Utah to represent it in the recovery of environmental cleanup and defense costs. Applying choice of law principles to find the most favorable jurisdiction for insurance coverage purposes, advised client on filing cost recovery lawsuit in Minnesota. Following successful defense of forum non conveniens and other related challenges before the Minnesota Supreme Court, client settled the matter with its historic insurance company.