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Lawsuit over rare “Magic: The Gathering” cards heading to trial after $177K deal blown up

June 17, 2020

Pennsylvania Record
By Nicholas Malfitano

A six-figure financial dispute between collectors of rare “Magic: The Gathering” playing cards that is centered on fraud accusations is…

Citgo must pay for a massive 2004 Delaware River oil spill, Supreme Court rules

April 3, 2020

The Philadelphia Inquirer
By Andrew Maykuth

The former owner of a Philadelphia area asphalt refinery is liable for a massive 2004 oil spill in the Delaware River and…

Justices Won’t Let Citgo Off Hook For $133M Oil Spill

April 3, 2020

Law360
By Juan Carlos Rodriguez

Three Citgo units are financially responsible for a $133 million oil spill in Delaware caused by a sunken anchor that was hidden…

Law360’s Weekly Verdict: Legal Lions & Lambs

April 2, 2020

Law360
By Aebra Coe

Susman Godfrey earned a spot on the legal lions list this week with a win for NYU in litigation brought…

$73M Judgment in Maritime Case Upheld by SCOTUS

March 30, 2020

The Supreme Court of the United States issued a decision yesterday, March 30, 2020, on a major issue of importance…

Pirates Old and New Appear Before the US Supreme Court

March 27, 2020

In a case involving a modern form of piracy, the US Supreme Court handed down a decision last week involving…

3rd Circ. Won’t Revisit Citgo’s $100M Oil Spill Liability

May 31, 2018

Law360
By Michael Phillis

The Third Circuit declined Wednesday to revisit a decision that made three Citgo units liable for most of a $100 million-plus oil…

3rd Circuit adds to Citgo’s bill for 2004 oil spill near Philadelphia

March 29, 2018

Reuters
By Barbara Grzincic

A federal appeals court on Thursday added to the $120 million in damages that Citgo must pay for cleanup costs…

3rd Circ. Ups Citgo’s Tab In Fight Over $100M Spill Judgment

March 29, 2018

Law360
By Keith Goldberg

The Third Circuit handed down a precedential opinion Thursday that saddled three Citgo units with the lion’s share of liability for a…

Partner John J. Levy Recertified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney

February 6, 2018

CHERRY HILL, NJ – Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that partner John J. Levy has been recertified by the…

Jurisdiction 101 in a Maritime Casualty Case Brought in the U.S.

November 9, 2017


By John J. Levy

This is a good case to tuck away in your files under U.S. “jurisdiction” law.  Following a fire aboard a…

2016 International Maritime Law Seminar

October 19, 2016

Montgomery McCracken partner John J. Levy will be speaking at the 2016 International Maritime Law Seminar, “Recent Developments in Maritime…

Montgomery McCracken Attorneys Lead Greek Ship Owners to Victory in 2004 Oil Spill Litigation

September 7, 2016

Following an 8-week trial in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Montgomery McCracken partners, John J….

Judge makes $120M ruling against Citgo in massive 2004 Delaware River spill

September 7, 2016

The Philadelphia Inquirer
By Linda Loyd

After 12 years, three trials, and 70 days of court testimony, a federal district judge in Philadelphia has ruled in…

On final approach to the berth – M/V ATHOS I update

March 3, 2016

Attorneys involved with the ATHOS I litigation, a case venued in federal court in Philadelphia, are anxiously awaiting a decision…

BP Found Grossly Negligent for Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

September 5, 2014

Judge Carl Barbier issued his much-anticipated decision yesterday (September 4, 2014), assessing liability for the Deepwater Horizon catastrophe. In lengthy…

BP Digs in as Last Leg of Gulf Oil Spill Trial Approaches

February 2, 2014

Fuel Fix (Houston Chronicle)
By Collin Eaton

  The legal clash over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill is entering a key chapter that could give…

Year in Review: Non-competes 2013

January 16, 2014

2013 was a busy year for the world of non-competes.  The United States Supreme Court, Illinois Supreme Court, Virginia Supreme…

Suspense Grows Over Looming Deepwater Horizon Case

November 29, 2013

TradeWinds
By Eric Martin

The upcoming decision in the Deepwater Horizon trial in New Orleans may have a ripple effecct for shipping law if…

BP Fights to Shrink Gulf Spill Estimate to Cap Verdict

September 30, 2013

Bloomberg.com
By Margaret Cronin Fisk & Allen Johnson Jr.

BP Plc (BP/), seeking to reduce potential water-pollution fines of as much as $18 billion, is trying to convince a…

Second Phase of BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Trial Begins

September 29, 2013

Los Angeles Times
By Julie Cart

The second phase of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill trial begins Monday in New Orleans, restarting a legal juggernaut…

John J. Levy, Recertified as a Civil Trial Attorney

January 9, 2013

John J. Levy, a partner with Montgomery McCracken has been recertified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Civil…

The Deepwater Horizon Sets OPA-90 Precedents

June 1, 2012

The April 20, 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster has produced important recent judicial decisions interpreting OPA -90 which will be of…