Gintis v. Bouchard Transp. Co.

ELR Citation: ELR 20057
No(s). 09-1717 (1st Cir. Feb 23, 2010)

The First Circuit vacated a lower court decision that denied class certification to property owners in their action against the owners and operators of a barge that discharged a substantial amount of oil into a Massachusetts bay. The court held that, although the lower court’s fact finding was...