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Are You Drinking Contaminated Or Polluted Water?

Lieberman Blecher & Sinkevich represents hundreds of home and business owners in New Jersey and elsewhere in lawsuits involving drinking water contamination from MTBE and other gasoline additives.

Gasoline storage tanks throughout this country are in a state of disrepair, allowing gasoline and additives to contaminate underground drinking water supplies. Many gasoline additives are potentially harmful to humans, and property values can be lowered as a result of these leaks.

Has your water been contaminated with gasoline? Or has your drinking water become contaminated from arsenic, lead, pesticides, bacteria from farms or failing septic systems, petroleum, or other pollutants?

Lieberman Blecher & Sinkevich will help you. Call us for a no obligation consultation at 732-355-1311 to learn what your legal rights are.

Fax: 732-355-1310
E-mail: [email protected]

Lieberman Blecher & Sinkevich: a law firm committed to the practice of environmental law

The Lieberman Blecher & Sinkevich legal team is experienced at handling complex environmental lawsuits. This is a unique area of the law, one in which we heavily focus our efforts and time.

Our firm will work with you, using a “team approach” to assess your MTBE and other drinking water related problems. We might have to approach the polluter, or your water provider, or the EPA, or your State environmental agency. Or, we might have to go to Court for you and file a lawsuit.

Whatever needs to be done, for us it will not be our first time doing it. And it will not be our last time.

Lieberman Blecher & Sinkevich. How can we help you?
Call us today at 732-355-1311 to schedule a free, no obligation, initial consultation.

MTBE –A COMMON DRINKING WATER POLLUTANT IN THE UNITED STATES

MTBE is a gasoline additive intended to make gasoline burn more efficiently. In turn, this was supposed to cut down on air pollution. The problem is that it may not work.

Worse yet, if MTBE leaks into the groundwater either due to gasoline station tank leaks or “sloppy housekeeping,: your drinking water can be destroyed. This has happened throughout the United States.

The law firm of Lieberman Blecher & Sinkevich has filed lawsuits on behalf of New Jersey and other East Coast residents whose water has been ruined due to MTBE contamination, as well as other gas additives.

If your drinking water has become polluted, call us at 732-355-1311. We can help you.

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Environmental Hearing Requests by Third Parties: An Update

In 2010 this author contributed an article discussing the difficulty that anyone other than an applicant had in administratively contesting a permit. Stuart J. Lieberman and Shari M. Blecher, “It’s
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Environmental Hearing Requests by Third Parties: An Update

Hoboken cannot block residential development with new zoning ordinances, Supreme Court holds

In Shipyard Assocs., LP v. City of Hoboken, 242 N.J. 23 (2020), the Supreme Court held that the City of Hoboken could not block a waterfront residential development by enacting
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Hoboken cannot block residential development with new zoning ordinances, Supreme Court holds

Long standing land use attorney Michele Donato joins Princeton’s Lieberman Blecher & Sinkevich as “of counsel”

The law firm of Lieberman, Blecher & Sinkevich is  proud to announce that Michele R. Donato, Esq. has become Of Counsel with their firm. Ms. Donato has specialized in land use,
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    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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  • Dark Waters: How a Class Action Catapulted NJ to Forefront of 'Forever Chemicals' Battle

    NJ Law Journal Jan 09, 2020

    As property owners become increasingly aware of PFAS contamination, and as individuals exposed to PFAS learn of the health risks associated with exposure, liability will likely affect entire supply chains.

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