Cabot Oil Can't Nix $4M Pollution Verdict, Pa. Families Say

Law360, Boston (June 14, 2016, 4:52 PM EDT) -- Two Pennsylvania families who say Cabot Oil & Gas Corp.'s natural gas drilling in Susquehanna County contaminated their groundwater blasted the company's efforts to overturn a $4.2 million federal jury verdict in their favor on Monday, the latest chapter in a six-year legal saga that is now punctuated by lawyer-on-lawyer barbs.

The residents fired back in a 188-page brief in Pennsylvania federal court at Cabot's contention that their attorney Leslie Lewis' behavior at trial required overturning the verdict, lowering the damages or ordering a new trial. The March verdict was sizable but not excessive or punitive, the Hubert and Ely families...

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