Man Suing Dry Cleaner Says Counterclaims In PCE Exposure Case Are Barred

(June 20, 2016, 10:00 AM EDT) -- FRESNO, Calif. — A plaintiff suing a dry cleaning business seeking recovery and remediation costs associated with tetrachloroethylene PCE contamination on June 7 filed an answer to the business’s counterclaim and asserted 37 affirmative defenses, contending that the company fails to state a claim and its counterclaims are barred by, among other things, the statute of limitations (Viola Coppola, et al. v. Gregory Smith, et al., No. 11-cv-01257, E.D. Calif.).

(Coppola answer available. Document #15-160621-013W.)

Allegations

In 2010, Coppola and his now-deceased wife, Viola Coppola, sued...
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