Alvarez et al v. Atlantic Richfield Company et al
Plaintiff: Cristobal Alvarez, Theresa Alvarez, Cytheria Artis, Pamela Berry, William Boleware, Earlie Braden, Annie Brooks, Devin L Crymes, Linda Crymes, Ezell Foster, Alice Foster, William Garcia, Carmen Garza, Harrison Gibbs, Berteresa Harris, Terrance Hill, Curtis Hill, Nettie Hill, Sara Jimenez, Mauro Jimenez, Emma Johnson, Frank Kresich, Chinita Lindsay, Lori Locklear, Maritza Lopez, William Luckett, Angela McFerrin, Margo Morris, Donald Mosley, Raymond Mosley, Sandra Muniz-Garza, Melissa Peterson, Natalie Robinson, Natalia Sanchez, Jose Sanchez, Madeleine A.P. Spann, John Sullivan, Delphine Sullivan, Michael Trambles, Chanthini Fowler, Bernice Victor, Dwayne Washington, Isaac Washington, Jacqueline Washington-Brown, Sarah Willis and Betty Zic
Defendant: Atlantic Richfield Company, Tesoro Corporation, E.I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company, The Chemours Company, Mining Remedial Recovery Company, Arava Natural Resources Company, Inc., Mueller Industries, Inc. and U.S. Smelter and Lead Refinery, Inc.
Case Number: 2:2017cv00414
Filed: October 31, 2017
Court: US District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
Office: Hammond Office
County: Lake
Presiding Judge: John E Martin
Presiding Judge: Rudy Lozano
Nature of Suit: Torts to Land
Cause of Action: 28 U.S.C. ยง 1332
Jury Demanded By: Plaintiff

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July 26, 2021 Opinion or Order Filing 157 OPINION AND ORDER: The Court GRANTS in part and DENIES in part Defendant U.S. Smelter and Lead Refinery, Inc.'s Renewed Motion to Dismiss 114 ; GRANTS Defendant U.S. Smelter and Lead Refinery, Inc.'s Request for Judicial Notice of Publi c Records in Support of Renewed Motion to Dismiss 116 ; GRANTS in part and DENIES in part Atlantic Richfield Company's Refiled Motion to Dismiss for Failure to State a Claim 117 ; DENIES the Request for Oral Argument in Support of Atlanti c Richfield Company's Refiled Motion to Dismiss 119 ; GRANTS the Request for Judicial Notice in Support of Atlantic Richfield Company's Refiled Motion to Dismiss 120 ; GRANT in part and DENIES in part the Motion to Dismiss of the DuP ont Company and the Chemours Company 121 ; and GRANTS the Request for Judicial Notice in Support of Motion to Dismiss of the DuPont Company and the Chemours Company 122 . The negligence claim and negligent infliction of emotional distress claim may proceed against all Defendants. The nuisance claim is dismissed as to Atlantic Richfield and U.S. Smelter and may proceed against DuPont. The trespass claim is dismissed as to all Defendants. The request for punitive damages remains active. Signed by Judge Joseph S Van Bokkelen on 7/26/2021. (lhc)
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Defendant: Atlantic Richfield Company
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