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Mariana dam disaster claim update: High Court reject Vale’s bid to block BHP lawsuit 
In the most recent case advancement, Vale has lost its bid to block BHP’s request to share any potential liability in the Mariana dam disaster claim. The...
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Pogust Goodhead sponsor Brazil Forum UK 2023
Over the weekend, the Pogust Goodhead team had the pleasure of joining the 2023 Brazil Forum UK held at the University of Oxford. We are proud sponsors...
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BHP bill for Brazilian dam collapse increases to £36BN in world’s largest class action 
The mining giant BHP faces the world’s largest class action after more than half a million new claimants joined the fight for justice for Brazil’s...
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Rio de Janeiro Team

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Rio de Janeiro Cases

Mariana Dam, Brazil
Mariana Dam Disaster
The worst environmental disaster in Brazil’s history has triggered one of the biggest legal claims ever filed in the Courts of England and Wales: the Mariana...
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Brumadinho Dam
Brumadinho Dam Disaster
After the Mariana dam disaster in 2015, officials vowed ‘never again’. However, in January 2019, just three years later, a mining disaster struck once...
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Barcarena and Abaetetuba Toxic Waste Pollution
Riverside communities in Barcarena have been enduring the negative effects of pollution caused by aluminium mining for many years.
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Rio de Janeiro Results

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Mariana Dam Disaster 2022 Judgment
In July 2022, over 200,000 victims of the Mariana dam disaster celebrated a landmark ruling that will see FTSE 100 mining giant BHP finally face their...
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Barcarena Toxic Waste Pollution
In a judgment handed down by the Court of Rotterdam, Pogust Goodhead was successful in securing the jurisdiction of the Dutch courts in our claim against...
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Maceió Salt Mine Damage
In September 2022, people from communities that were lost to damage caused by salt mines in Northern Brazil celebrated after securing the right to sue...
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