Two Tales Of Toxic Waste – Civil Action Versus Civic Action

Posted on May 4, 2007 by | 0 Comments

Tim O'Dwyer M.A., LL.B OPINION
by Tim O’Dwyer M.A., LL.B
Solicitor
Consumer Advocate
watchdog@argonautlegal.com.au

Real Estate Encyclopedia




“It’s a gold mine,” says actor John Travolta playing real-life attorney Jan Schlichtmann in the movie A CIVIL ACTION. “Yeah, fools’ gold,” muttered former Kingston resident Thelma Towers in a suburban cinema.

For Thelma Towers the futile nine year legal battle waged on behalf of eight families from working class Woburn was all too reminiscent of the toxic waste wars she and other Kingston residents had to fight without lawyers ten years ago here in Queensland.


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