Briggs Update: Pennsylvania Superior Court Affirms Dismissal of Landowners’ Subsurface Trespass Claim While Leaving Door Open for Future Landowners

The Pennsylvania Superior Court returns to the Briggs case after the Supreme Court reversed its prior decision.  On December 8, 2020, the Superior Court reconsidered whether the trial court properly granted summary judgment against landowners as to th(…)

Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court Allows Attorney General to Pursue UTPCPL Claims Against Oil and Gas Companies

On March 15, 2019, the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court in Anadarko Petroleum Corporation v. Commonwealth held that the Attorney General can bring claims under Pennsylvania’s Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law (“UTPCPL”) against compani(…)