A toxin found in water supplying 400,000 people can cause miscarriages as well as cancer, environment campaigner, Erin Brockovich has warned her “Irish cousins”.
Thu, 25 Feb, 2016
The company behind the construction of the Berkeley apartment complex where six Irish students died in a balcony collapse last month has filed for a restraining order against the district attorney investigating the tragedy.
Thu, 02 Jul, 2015
US activist Erin Brockovich has offered her assistance to the victims of last week’s balcony collapse in Berkeley and their families.
Thu, 25 Jun, 2015
The iconic litigator, Erin Brockovich, was recently arrested for drunkenly handling a boat. Eliza Shapiro reports on the unglamorous trouble behind her
Sat, 15 Jun, 2013
A CALIFORNIA state study has not revealed elevated cancer levels in the town of Hinkley, a small desert community that inspired the award-winning Hollywood film Erin Brockovich through its struggles with contaminated groundwater.
Wed, 15 Dec, 2010
Oscar-winning film director Steven Soderbergh will begin shooting a new film starring top Hollywood stars on the streets of Dublin within weeks, it was confirmed today.
Tue, 19 Jan, 2010
Erin Brockovich, the campaigner immortalised in an Oscar-winning film, today urged oil giant Shell to reroute a controversial gas pipeline in the west of Ireland.
Fri, 19 Sep, 2008
ERIN Brockovich grew up in Lawrence, Kansas, the youngest child of an industrial engineer and a journalist.
Tue, 01 Jul, 2008
ARGUABLY the most toxic substance found at the former Irish Steel site in Cork is chromium 6, a deadly chemical which became the focus of a multi-million dollar lawsuit in America and later the subject of an Oscar-winning film.
Fri, 27 Jun, 2008
A FORMER employee has sued US environmental crusader and movie subject Erin Brockovich and the head of her law firm for allegedly wiretapping her phone after she filed a sexual harassment complaint against Ms Brockovich’s boss, lawyer Edward Masry.
Wed, 24 Mar, 2004
The legal team of Ed Masry and Erin Brockovich, whose investigations into corporate toxic pollution led to the hit film Erin Brockovich, are working on another case which has aroused Hollywood’s interest.
Tue, 25 Feb, 2003
The real-life Erin Brockovich is to begin her new career as America's version of Anneka Rice.
Sun, 09 Dec, 2001
A lawyer who tried to extort $310,000 from Erin Brockovich and her boss has been sentenced to four months in jail.
Sun, 20 May, 2001
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