Environmental Liability and Insurance Recovery

Author: David L. Guevara
Publisher: Amer Bar Assn
ISBN: 9781614384977
Format: PDF
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Environmental Liability and Insurance Recovery is for the lawyer whose practice lies at the point where two areas of the legal profession - environmental law and insurance law - intersect. These areas of the law demand the mastery of an intricately involved set of concepts, definitions, rules, and regulations - all of which are continuously developing. Insightful clarification on the topic is provided, as well as subset of the legal issues at the crossroads of environmental law and insurance law, namely, the many ways in which a party may be exposed to environmental liability and how insurance coverage may provide financial support for such liability. Topics covered include: Statutory Liability, related to: CERCLA, the Resource Conservation & Recovery Act, clean air and clean water acts Tort Liability including nuisance, trespass, negligence, and strict liability The General Liability Policy Policy exclusions and defenses to coverage Environmental impairment liability insurance"

Environmental Litigation

Author: Cary R. Perlman
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781604423679
Format: PDF, ePub
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The scope of what qualifies as environmental litigation is huge, while at the same time, this area is growing rapidly as a result of evolving issues such as climate change litigation. The authors examine the most critical issues in specialized litigation, including global climate change, litigating government enforcement matters in both the civil and criminal context, citizen-suit actions, toxic tort and pesticide litigation, natural resources damages claims, and insurance as a source of recovery.

Environmental Liability and Real Property Transactions

Author: Joel S. Moskowitz
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 9780735528215
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Environmental Liability and Real Property Transactions is a must-have guide to managing risk of environment liabilities in real property transactions. It gives you excellent advice on how to conduct due diligence, hire experts, and discover tell-tale signs of environmental trouble. You'll find in-depth coverage of liability defenses, how to limit environmental exposure, and how to manage contaminated property. New sections include information on electromagnetic fields, lead and radon, liability of trustees, and a discussion of different types of insurance. The book also features numerous forms, checklists, and practice pointers.

Real Estate Due Diligence

Author: Mary Ann Hallenborg
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317934903
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Real Estate Due Diligence is the first textbook on due diligence, the cornerstone of every successful real estate deal. Due diligence is designed to uncover potential risks posed by a real estate acquisition, financing, or development project and failure to carry it out successfully can result in costly oversights and diminished investment returns. This book demonstrates how to assess and manage legal risks on properties such as office buildings, shopping centres, industrial buildings, apartments, and hotels—before the transaction closes. Real estate students and practitioners are taken through all of the essential due diligence areas, including: Titles and ownership issues Zoning and land use Liens and mortgages Condition assessments Environmental and operational concerns And lease analysis Throughout the book, major laws and court cases are used to illustrate due diligence issues and provide rich opportunities for classroom study and discussion. Practice points and comprehensive due diligence checklists help readers to go on to put their learning in practice. This book fills a gap in the real estate literature and is perfect for use as a college textbook, a practitioner’s guide, or for industry training.

Environmental Reporting Recordkeeping Handbook

Author: Martha E. Marrapese
Publisher: Government Institutes
ISBN: 0865878110
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Written by an experienced team of lawyers, this handbook will help you establish sound document management practices and comply with reporting and recordkeeping requirements under EPCRA, the Clean Water Act, the Clean Air Act, RCRA, FIFRA, TSCA, and OSHA. The authors explain in practical terms the requirements of each Act and address such issues as when it is necessary to create records and documents, how long these records and documents must be kept, and when it is legally appropriate to destroy documents and records. In addition, the book provides legal insights into inspections, self-audits, insurance, and electronic documentation considerations.

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Disaster

Author: Rawle O. King
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 1437937101
Format: PDF, Docs
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The April 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico was the largest spill to have occurred in U.S. waters. The scale of clean-up costs and third-party damages has prompted congressional review of clean-up and damage compensation mechanisms, as well as of ways to facilitate future oil spill prevention, response, and recovery. A key element is the role of insurance in ensuring that costs of spills can be financed. Contents of this report: (1) Intro.; (2) The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Incident; (3) The Offshore Energy Exploration and Production Business: Risk Management and the Demand for Insurance; (4) Offshore Energy Insurance Market; (5) Compensating Oil Pollution Victims; (6) Policy Issues. Illus.