Ictech-Bendeck v. Waste Connections Bayou, Inc.

ELR Citation: 52 ELR 20134
No(s). 18-7889 c/w 18-8071, 18-8218, 18-9312, and 19-11133 c/w 19-14512 (E.D. La. Nov 29, 2022) (Morgan, J.))

A district court held that hundreds of Louisiana residents seeking damages in a mass tort action concerning landfill emissions in Jefferson Parish established general causation. The court found the residents proved by a preponderance of the evidence that gases and odors were emitted from the landfil...