Engstrom, Lipscomb & Lack is a preeminent law firm in the area of mass tort and class action litigation on behalf of victims of negligence. In specific class action lawsuits such as groundwater contamination and toxic torts litigation, our firm is internationally recognized for our trial experience, our aggressive strategies, and our ability to handle the complexities involved in multiple-party liability cases. If you are seeking full and fair money damages for suffering an injury or losing a loved one in a product liability, environmental poisoning, or bad faith case, becoming part of a class of injury victims may be your most effective legal option.
We finished what Erin Brockovich started.
Mass Tort and Class Action Cases:
Engstrom, Lipscomb & Lack acted as co-lead counsel on a California class action brought as a result of restraints put on California s electrical and gas market. A settlement was reached early on with the El Paso Defendants in the amount of $1.7 billion. We were able to reach a settlement with the Sempra Defendants for approximately $1.7 billion as well.
Engstrom, Lipscomb & Lack acted as co-lead counsel in 900 Vioxx cases filed throughout California and consolidated in Los Angeles Superior Court.
Engstrom, Lipscomb & Lack served as co-lead counsel representing more than 800 residents of Redlands, California, against Aerospace giant Lockheed Martin for toxic pollution arising from Lockheed's dumping of TCE and Ammonium Perchlorate and contamination of the Redlands groundwater. Pollution occurred over 25 years as a result of classified rocket motor testing.
Engstrom, Lipscomb & Lack represented more than 300 residents of San Gabriel Valley, California, against approximately 100 corporate polluters and local water distributors for toxic pollution arising from dumping of solvents, ammonium perchlorate and other chemicals. The case has been accepted for review by the California Supreme Court.
Engstrom, Lipscomb & Lack represents over 600 “downwinders” living south and east of seven nuclear reactors in southeast Washington adjacent to the Columbia River. Victims were exposed for three decades to radioneuclide which escaped during the production of plutonium used during the Cold War.
Engstrom, Lipscomb & Lack represents over 900 people from Hinkley and Kettleman, California, against Pacific Gas & Electric for exposure to hexavalent chromium in the air, water and soil. This case is a continuation of the case that was the subject of the hit movie Erin Brockovich starring Julia Roberts.
Engstrom, Lipscomb & Lack represents, as co-lead counsel, 150 deceased or sick railway workers who injected under high temperature and pressure toxic creosote into railway ties used by Burlington Northern Railroad over a 25 year period.
Engstrom, Lipscomb & Lack represents 344 residents of Bethel, Connecticut, against town of Danbury, Connecticut, for toxic pollution arising from their municipal landfill.
Engstrom, Lipscomb & Lack represents the State of New Mexico for damages in connection with contamination of the state's natural resources as a result of toxic pollution from multiple corporate polluters.
Engstrom, Lipscomb & Lack acted as co-lead counsel on a case that involved a nationwide class in which a temporary restraining order was granted enjoining defendants from conducting an illegal world-wide lottery. This case was certified as a nationwide class action and settled.
Engstrom, Lipscomb & Lack acted as lead counsel on a nationwide class action brought on behalf of insurance policyholders who were charged a premium by their insurance company for a period of time they did not receive corresponding life insurance coverage in return. This case settled on a nationwide basis.
Engstrom, Lipscomb & Lack acted as co-lead counsel on a California antitrust class action against Reliant Energy and its subsidiaries and others based on the allegation that Defendants illegally manipulated the California energy markets. The case settled with a majority of the Defendants for over $100 million.
Engstrom, Lipscomb & Lack acted as co-lead counsel in a Sherman Act antitrust price fixing action against every major airline servicing the West Coast on routes to Asia and the Far East. The action seeks treble damages for conspiring to illegally fix the airfares and fuel surcharges on passenger travel.