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Victory for Quapaw Tribe in Environmental Litigation

As lead counsel, Caddell & Chapman secured an $11.5 million settlement on behalf of its client, the sovereign Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma against ASARCO LLC, a mining company and recovered an additional $8.856 million for the Quapaw Tribe against various other mining defendants and the BNSF railroad.

The Quapaw claimed that ASARCO’s mining activities caused natural resource and subsidence damages to the Quapaw’s historic reservation. Caddell & Chapman separately is prosecuting claims on behalf of …

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