State Of Vermont, Assisted By The Pawa Law Group, Filed Suit Against Oil Companies That Used MTBE In Their Gasoline.

June 05, 2014

Pawa Law Group, P.C. is pleased to announce that the State of Vermont, assisted by the Pawa Law Group and two other national firms, filed suit today against oil companies that used the chemical MTBE in their gasoline. The suit names over twenty oil company defendants, including ExxonMobil, Shell, Sunoco, Citgo, BP, Chevron and Irving Oil, as responsible for contamination of Vermont's groundwater with MTBE. Vermont Attorney General William Sorrell is lead counsel on the case and is being assisted by the Pawa Law Group, Baron and Budd, P.C. and Weitz & Luxenberg, P.C. Pawa Law Group has represented the State of New Hampshire since 2003 in a similar lawsuit that has recovered over $100 million in settlements and resulted in a $236 million verdict against ExxonMobil in 2013.

  • To see a copy of the complaint filed today, click here.