In a bit of a David vs. Goliath scenario, Philadelphia firm Berger & Montague helped secure a $554 million verdict last month in a class action suit against two companies that ran a government-owned nuclear weapons production plant until its closure in 1989.

The jury in the federal district court in Denver found for nearly 12,000 property owners whose health and property values were affected by plutonium knowingly leaked on the plant site, according to court documents.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]