Ameripride Services, Inc. v. Texas Eastern Overseas, Inc.

ELR Citation: 45 ELR 20066
No(s). 12-17245 (9th Cir. Apr 2, 2015)

The Ninth Circuit held that in allocating liability to a nonsettling defendant in a CERCLA contribution action, a district court has discretion to determine the most equitable method of accounting for settlements between private parties. Agreeing with the First Circuit and declining to follow the re...