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Environment & Climate Change

26 April 2021
Peggy Sharon Class action for bodily injury due to environmental pollution

Israel - Levitan, Sharon & Co

A non-profit organisation filed a claim and a motion to certify the claim as a class action against 30 plants in the Haifa Bay region, arguing that the plants polluted the environment and caused bodily injuries to the class members who were exposed to the hazardous materials which the plants emitted. The respondents held that it was impossible to handle a claim for bodily injuries caused by environmental pollution in a class action procedure. A court has declined the respondents' motion to strike out the claim.

Author: Peggy Sharon
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