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Leaders in Litigation

Claims related to exposure to chemicals, materials and natural substances present challenges to your organization. Our toxic tort team identifies the critical issues to address your legal challenges:

  • Was the plaintiff exposed to your product? 
  • Are there alternative sources of exposure? 
  • Does the science support a relationship between your product and the alleged injury?
  • Is there evidence to show your product caused the alleged injury? 

Our toxic tort attorneys are experts at nailing down these critical issues, which routinely lead to early dismissals, opportunities to exclude experts, favorable rulings on summary judgment motions and advantages during pre-trial and at the trial stages of litigation.

Experience in Adapting to Evolving Litigation

We represent companies like yours including manufacturers, contractors, suppliers, premises owners, respiratory equipment protection manufacturers, industrial hygiene professionals, and insurance companies in complex multi-party litigation nationwide. We try cases involving lymphoma, mesothelioma, lung cancer, asbestosis, and other pulmonary diseases. Some of these cases include:

  • Asbestos
  • Talc
  • Benzene
  • Carbon monoxide
  • Coal mine dust
  • Lead paint exposure
  • Mold
  • Silica 

Our team serves as National Trial and Coordinating Counsel for numerous environmental clients and as such develops multi-jurisdictional strategies, coordinated discovery plans, development of expert witnesses, coordinates networks of local counsel, and manages related insurance issues for large scale litigation on a nationwide basis.

Environmental Practice

In addition to private individuals and corporations, our team represents local governments and public corporations in environmental matters. We defend wastewater treatment plants under the Clean Water Act and related laws, and handle pollution cases for local governments. Our representation includes all phases of the environmental litigation process, from administrative and regulatory hearings through trial and appeal, at both the state and federal levels.

We also handle cases involving the disposal of medical waste, delivery of gasoline for bulk suppliers and contractors, and coordinate insurance coverage issues relating to these matters.

Awards and Recognition

Several of the firm's toxic tort and environmental lawyers have been named to the Best Lawyers in America publication many years running and have been named as "Lawyer of the Year" in this field as well.

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Toxic Tort and Environmental

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