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$7,000,000 Settlement
Contaminated Water Supply, Pascoag, RI

PROVIDENCE, RI, MAY 29, 2012—Pascoag Environmental MTBE Contamination Case Settlement for 7 Million Dollars against Exxon Mobil

Providence Superior Court Judge Judith Savage approved a 7 Million Dollar Settlement of a class action lawsuit brought by the citizens of the Town of Pascoag, Rhode Island and the Rhode Island Water District against Exxon Mobil Corporation as a result of the contamination of their well water supply by MTBE in 2001. According to Attorney Brian Cunha, lead Rhode Island counsel, "this finally brings some satisfaction to the citizens of Pascoag after almost 10 years of litigation against Exxon Mobil for the contamination of the Town of Pascoag's water supply." Read the full story…

$984,000 Environmental Settlement
Warwick, RI

Environmental Liability for Release of Gasoline and Dry Cleaning Waste Products

The plaintiff, owner of a 4.5 acre parcel of land located in Warwick, RI, at the corner of Airport Road and Warwick Ave., (formerly the site of "Copperfields," a well known bar/restaurant in the area), decided to sell the property and retire in 2007. He listed the property for sale and had a potential buyer who, as part of his due diligence, retained an environmental consultant/engineer to assess the property for any environmental contamination that may be present. Upon completion of the assessment, the engineer reported that the property and groundwater was contaminated at the western end of the property that abutted a gasoline station, by gasoline byproducts and at the easterly end of the property that abutted a dry cleaning business, by dry cleaning byproducts. The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) was notified and investigated the report. Read the full story…

Recent Personal Injury Settlements and Verdicts

Over the years, the Law Offices of Brian Cunha & Associates has been involved in numerous significant medical malpractice, personal injury, auto accident, and product liability cases. Below are links to pages listing some of our achievements. Click a link to read more about those cases and how we were able to help: