Pacific Coast Business Times: Judge Denies Plains’ Request to Delay Oil Spill Lawsuit

By Alex Kacik /   Thursday, February 25th, 2016 A U.S. district judge denied Plains All American Pipeline’s request to put a six-month hold on the class-action lawsuit stemming from the Refugio oil spill. Judge Philip Gutierrez issued an order on Feb. 25 that denied Plains’ motion because Plains did not make a clear case […]

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Santa Barbara Oil Spill Class Action Legal Counsel Agree to Consolidate; Cappello & Noël and A. Barry Cappello Named Lead Trial Counsel, Lieff Cabraser and Keller Rohrback, Co-Lead Counsel

Five law firms representing the six class action cases currently filed against Plains All American Pipeline stemming from the May 19, 2015 oil pipeline rupture near Refugio State Beach in Santa Barbara County have agreed to consolidate their efforts in a September 15, 2015 motion made to the United States District Court in Los Angeles. […]

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Class Action Filed Against Plains All American Pipeline By Oil Industry Workers Affected By Santa Barbara Oil Spill

A class action lawsuit against Plains All American Pipeline was filed September 4 on behalf of oil industry workers who were laid off as a result of the company’s May 19, 2015 oil pipeline rupture near Refugio State Beach in Santa Barbara County. (Richard Lilygren v. Plains All American Pipeline, L.P., et al, U.S. District […]

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Santa Barbara Independent: Refugio Oil Spill Likely Far Larger Than Projected

Refugio Oil Spill Likely Far Larger Than Projected By Tyler Hayden ( Contact )Wednesday, August 5, 2015 Paul Wellman (file) Refugio Oil Spill (May 19, 2105) New Information Released by Plains All American Shows 40 Percent Jump in Volume Estimates The size and scope of the Refugio Oil Spill may have been far larger than originally reported, […]

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