Law360's Environmental Disaster Survival Guide: Aftermath
In the aftermath of an environmental crisis, attorneys should follow these tips to help their clients. Litigation Attorney Deborah Barnard says one important thing attorneys should think about is how to reach out to the people who have personal injuries or damage to their personal property.
“Do you want to settle the claims process? Or do you just want to let a plaintiffs lawyer come in and herd them all up and sue you?” Ms. Barnard said. “This is something you can think about in advance, but until you know the exact nature of the occurrence, it’s really hard to determine precisely what makes sense.”
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