Harrell & Nowak files motion for Court to preliminarily approve $500,000 settlement for environmental class action

Harrell & Nowak’s environmental lawyers represent a neighborhood in a class action lawsuit for dangerous exposures to toxic dust.  The dust came from the excavation and transportaton of carbide lime from the Air Liquide Facility at 6600 Old Gentilly Road.  The class sued the owner, the operator, and a trucking company for contributing to the dust that led to personal injuries, such as nosebleeds, asthma exaccerbation, burning eyes, itching skin, and dermatitis.

The trucking company offered to settle the claims against it for $500,000.  Today, Harrell & Nowak filed a motion for the Court approve the settlement with the trucking company.

Contact Harrell & Nowak if you have an environmental claim, personal injury claim, or trucking accident claim, as our lawyers can assist.