Description: Lawsuit seeking damages from utility and owner of former rocket engine test and nuclear research facility in connection with destruction of homes and other property by the Woolsey Fire in Malibu.
Status: Plaintiff filed notice of errata to plaintiff's memorandum in support of its motion to remand to state court. [ 01/03/2019 ]
Description: State of Rhode Island lawsuit seeking to hold fossil fuel companies liable for causing climate change impacts that adversely affect Rhode Island and jeopardize State-owned or -operated facilities, real property, and other assets.
Status: Order issued reassigning case to Honorable Vince Chhabria. [ 12/24/2018 ]
Description: Action by a commercial fishing industry trade group to hold fossil fuel companies liable for adverse climate change impacts to the ocean off the coasts of California and Oregonthat resulted in "prolonged closures" of Dungeness crab fisheries.
Status: Amicus brief filed in support of plaintiff-appellants by States of California, Connecticut, Maryland, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington and the District of Columbia. [ 03/20/2019 ]
Description: Public nuisance actions brought by City of Oakland and City of San Francisco against fossil fuel companies.
Status: Federal Circuit reversed finding of taking. [ 04/20/2018 ]
Description: Action by property owners in St. Bernard Parish and Lower Ninth Ward in New Orleans seeking compensation for temporary taking of property caused by flooding during and after Hurricane Katrina.