Suing more than a dozen industry players over a deadly heat dome in Oregon

Jeffrey B. Simon believes the blame lies with the fossil fuel industry. His firm, Simon Greenstone Panatier in Dallas, and their co-counsel are suing more than a dozen companies and industry insiders for $52 billion in damages and future costs for climate adaptation, on behalf of the Oregon county.

Federal Judge Orders Resumption of Multnomah County’s Climate Accountability Lawsuit in State Court

Multnomah County’s civil claim for damages against the fossil fuel industry is headed back to Oregon Circuit Court. The ruling is an important validation by the Federal court of the County’s position that the County’s claims should be heard in state court. The County sued oil companies for fraud, public nuisance, negligence, and trespass a… Continue reading Federal Judge Orders Resumption of Multnomah County’s Climate Accountability Lawsuit in State Court

Climate in the courtroom

Fossil fuel companies may soon be forced to pay out billions for their role in the climate crisis. Trial lawyer Jeffrey B Simon tells Chris Seekings about his groundbreaking lawsuit in the US.

Insights into the $2 billion opioid settlement with Johnson & Johnson and Big Oils environmental impact

SkyNews sits down with Lawyer Jeffrey B. Simon to reveal insights into the $2 billion opioid settlement with Johnson & Johnson and the fight against Big Oils environmental impact.  Don’t miss this eyeopening interview!

The Lawyer Suing 17 Fossil Fuel Companies

The Lever speaks with a lawyer suing the fossil fuel industry for its role in a deadly heatwave. On this week’s episode of Lever Time Premium, exclusively for The Lever’s supporting subscribers, Frank Cappello speaks with lawyer Jeffrey B. Simon, who is suing 17 fossil fuel companies for their contribution to a 2021 heatwave that… Continue reading The Lawyer Suing 17 Fossil Fuel Companies

Can we sue our way out of climate change? Big Oil is hit with a massive lawsuit.

KNX In Depth’s Charles Feldman and Rob Archer talk to attorney Jeffrey B. Simon. He’s leading a massive $52 billion lawsuit against Big Oil over its alleged role in climate change. Simon is also coming out with a new book this week called Last Rights: The Fight to Save the 7th Amendment. LISTEN BELOW

Montana Climate Ruling Boosts Case for States’ Green Amendments

A state judge’s ruling this month that Montana’s energy project permitting laws violate constitutional rights to a healthy environment is a historic win that highlights how affirmative constitutional climate rights—also called green amendments—can be useful in the legal movement to stem emissions.

A Trial Attorney Is Suing Fossil Fuel Companies for $1.15 Billion

The fossil fuel industry is killing our planet. One trial attorney is suing fossil fuel companies for $1.15 billion to protect a community — and everyone.

We’re Suing Fossil Fuel Companies for $1.15 Billion

Enormous harm was caused to this community. Millions of dollars were spent as a result of the loss of life, the property damage, the provision of cooling centers, and all the emergency health services that were necessary for a population where 40 percent of the residents don’t have air cooling systems in their home because… Continue reading We’re Suing Fossil Fuel Companies for $1.15 Billion

Multnomah County is suing fossil fuel companies for $50B. Here’s the county’s argument.

A county lawyer says the “heat dome of June 2021 is entirely different because it is irrefutably, scientifically caused by carbon pollution.”