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Environmental Claims

Lieberman & Blecher, P.C. is no stranger to the courts. Our lawyers have represented clients in a wide variety of environmental matters in state and federal courts in: New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Delaware.

Our lawyers have represented clients in the following kinds of lawsuits:

  • Toxic tort
  • Contaminated drinking water
  • Contaminated property and cleanup
  • Superfund and Spill Act litigation
  • State eminent domain and takings
  • Landfill closure litigation
  • Environmental Rights
  • Penalty matters
  • DEP and EPA enforcement matters
  • Wetlands
  • Pinelands
  • Litigation against insurance companies
  • All environmental matters
  • Civil Rights litigation
  • Environmental Justice
  • Noise and nuisance, and smell
  • Adverse possession and quiet title

Our lawyers routinely represent private parties, businesses and municipalities in sophisticated litigation. We appear in State court, Federal court, administrative courts, trial courts and appeal courts.

Litigation requires “a certain kind” of lawyer. Our clients know that we are never afraid to take a stand for them – no matter who is on the other side. We regularly take on big companies, such as the major oil companies; and we sue government Defendants more often than any other kind of Defendant.

Litigation means hard ball. Lieberman & Blecher plays hardball.

Are you in litigation or will your be shortly? Call Lieberman & Blecher today to protect your rights and discuss your claim.

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Recent Blog Posts

United States Supreme Court Tackles Key Clean Water Act Judicial Review Issue

National Association of Manufacturers v. Department of Defense, et al. 583 U.S. ____ (2018) Decided January 22, 2018 Since the passing of the Clean Water Act in 1972, the definition of “the waters
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United States Supreme Court Tackles Key Clean Water Act Judicial Review Issue

New Jersey Voters to Decide Important State Constitutional Amendment concerning the Environment

On Tuesday, November 7, 2017, New Jersey voters will be asked to decide on a state constitutional amendment regarding the use of natural resource damages collected by the State in
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New Jersey Voters to Decide Important State Constitutional Amendment  concerning the Environment

Appellate Division Case Demonstrates Importance of Carefully Negotiated Escrow Agreements

Real estate transactions involving commercial and residential properties frequently employ the use of escrow agreements to address potential environmental issues.  This practice is widespread in New Jersey and it permits
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Appellate Division Case Demonstrates Importance of Carefully Negotiated Escrow Agreements

NJDEP Updates Soil Remediation Standards for 19 Contaminants

Effective September 18, 2017, new soil remediation standards govern the cleanup of contaminated sites in New Jersey.  The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (“NJDEP”) recently updated remedial standards for
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NJDEP Updates Soil Remediation Standards for 19 Contaminants

In the media

  • Gulf Coast Town Center facing foreclosure

    Naples Daily News, September 16, 2015

    Wells Fargo filed a lawsuit Sept. 8 against an affiliate of CBL & Associates, the owners of the decadeold, 1.2 million-square-foot mall in south Fort Myers for a $190.9 million unpaid loan. The center has 94 stores on 204 acres, with such anchors as Super Target, Belk, Best Buy, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Marshalls and Costco...

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  • Town liable for private company's leaking underground tanks, court rules

    NJ.com Jul 26, 2017

    CRANFORD -- A couple that owned a businesses in town and became sick from leaking underground tanks owned by an adjacent business can sue the township for damages because the tanks were partially ...

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