ORRCO Hits Pacific With $5M Contaminated Oil Suit

Law360, New York (February 9, 2011, 3:06 PM EST) -- Oil Re-Refining Co. Inc. has slapped Pacific Recycling Inc. with a $5 million lawsuit alleging breach of contract and claiming the defendant failed to warn the plaintiff that it was picking up contaminated used oil.

In a complaint filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon, ORRCO alleges it did not know that a load of used oil it purchased contained extremely high levels of polychlorinated biphenyl, or PCBs, and that Pacific had a duty to provide it with oil free of...
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Case Information

Case Title

Oil Re-Refining Company, Inc. v. Pacific Recycling, Inc. et al

Case Number




Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters


Michael J. McShane

Date Filed

February 7, 2011

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