Frequent Questions

Have there been any major court decisions regarding contribution and cost recovery rights since Aviall?

Yes. Since the Supreme Court’s 2004 decision, there has been significant new case law regarding the scope of private parties’ CERCLA contribution and cost recovery rights, and the body of law continues to evolve.  Most notably, in 2007 the Supreme Court revisited the issue of private party claims under CERCLA § 107 in Atlantic Research Corp. v. United States, 127 S. Ct. 2331 (2007).

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