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Representation in Water Contamination cases

Attorneys Experienced in Litigating Water Contamination Cases

Water Pollution is a big problem in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. Our industrial past has left behind a legacy of dirty drinking water, groundwater pollution and contaminated streams and rivers.

Do you or do your communities suffer from water contamination? The attorneys at Lieberman & Blecher have unique experience in assisting clients who have been harmed or injured by contamination water. We are experienced in working with local, state and federal agencies to address ongoing contamination, including accessing loan and grant programs as well as infrastsructure repair programs.

While litigation should always be a last resort, our firm has substantial water contamination litigation experience at both the state and federal level, including administrative law remedies. Lieberman & Blecher filed one of New Jersey and New York’s earliest MTBE lawsuits against many of the countries largest oil refiners.

In fact, few New Jersey law firms have as much experience in pursuing major oil corporations as does Lieberman & Blecher.
Whether it is a claim for personal injury, property damage, property value diminution, or a claim for quality of life damages, our attorneys have the experience and dedication to see the case through. Yes, these are complicated legal matters, but rest assured, we understand the complexities and possess the knowledge and skill necessary to navigate through them.

Contaminated drinking water affects many individuals, organizations, businesses, and local governments. Our clients include . . .

  • Municipalities
  • Small businesses
  • Estates and persons engaging in estate planning
  • Gas Station owners and operators
  • Individual homeowners
  • Community Associations
  • Innocent victims of drinking water contamination
  • Entities who have been fined by the state Department of Environmental Protection or the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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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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