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.
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.
A county lawyer says the “heat dome of June 2021 is entirely different because it is irrefutably, scientifically caused by carbon pollution.”
Jeffrey B. Simon is part of a legal team taking on Big Oil over the 2021 Pacific Northwest Heat Dome disaster — and says the era of fossil fuel companies evading responsibility for their role in the climate crisis is ending.
In the past nine months, four law firms that specialize in corporate wrongdoing have filed lawsuits against oil and gas majors on behalf of local governments seeking compensation for the ravages of climate change. The filings signal that climate liability litigation — once mostly the domain of environmental firms and government attorneys — is drawing… Continue reading ‘Tipping point’: Asbestos, opioid lawyers enter climate fray
Even if, b/c of your faith, “support a ban on abortion, transgenderism & related books, would you support those bans if the justification for them was that their existence violates Sharia Law rather than the tenets of the Bible?” …
Jeffrey B. Simon is featured on The Kathryn Zox Show- your Social Worker with a Microphone™ where he discusses the opioid epidemic, the harms it creates within local communities, abortion care topics, and government challenges arrising. This 30 minute interview is compelling and informative. A MUST listen! As an informative and open conversation that people… Continue reading A candid discussion with The Kathryn Zox Show- Listen Now
Simon Greenstone Panatier, P.C., founding partner Jeffrey Simon has been selected by The National Law Journal as a Plaintiffs’ Attorneys Trailblazer for his leadership role in pursuing accountability in the ongoing opioid epidemic.
KNX In Depth’s Elsa Ramon and Rob Archer talk to attorney Jeffrey B. Simon on fighting corporate power and how he won Texas $1.8 billion from Big Pharma to help fight the opioid crisis. Simon is coming out with a new book called Last Rights: The Fight to Save the 7th Amendment.