More Lawsuits Likely After $4.2 Million Verdict in Fracking Case

A Pennsylvania jury awarded a $4.2 million verdict to two families against an oil and gas company for the alleged contamination of their well water caused by fracking operations.  The verdict is likely to spur plaintiffs’ attorneys to file additional suits alleging injuries caused by fracking operations around the country.  Most of the plaintiffs’ claims in the Pennsylvania case had been dismissed but the case proceeded to trial on claims of private nuisance.

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