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GCC Richmond Works Toxic Discharge
- Issue: Environmental Litigation
- Result: $180 million settlement
In re GCC Richmond Works Cases Environmental Spill
Lieff Cabraser served as Co-Liaison Counsel and Lead Class Counsel in coordinated litigation arising out of the July 26, 1993 release of a massive toxic sulfuric acid cloud which injured an estimated 50,000 residents of Richmond, California. The Coordination Trial Court granted final approval to a $180 million class settlement for exposed residents.