Concepcion Acosta v. Shell Western Exploration & Production, Inc. (5th Dist. Ct., Lea Cty., N.M., 2020)

Successfully represented a major energy company in a five-week jury trial of environmental contamination claims. Plaintiffs claimed personal injury and property damage from an alleged neighborhood cluster of asthma, lupus and autoimmune diseases. Plaintiffs’ counsel sought multi-million dollar damages, including punitive damages. The jury returned a verdict for the company on all claims.