$7.85 Million Class Action Settlement For Apex Residents For EQ Explosion
In this highly publicized case, the lawyers at Hendren & Malone helped secure a $7.85 million settlement for the citizens of Apex for the EQ explosion in October of 2006. Mike Malone was part of the Plaintiffs’ Management Committee appointed by the federal court to oversee the litigation which has lasted several years. The case was settled after intense negotiation and ultimately provided $750 for each family who evacuated their homes due to the explosion.
The case was expertly defended by some of the top attorneys in North Carolina. As part of the case, Mike Malone handled many of the expert depositions as well as briefing to the court on key legal issues.