Have you or a loved one been injured or exposed to a toxic chemical at work or in the home that has caused a serious life-threatening side effect, illness, disease or death? If so, you should contact us immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a toxic tort or personal injury lawsuit and we can help.
Over the last three decades we have seen an explosion of injury lawsuits regarding toxic tort litigation. This observation has mainly been noticed due to the rising activism of environmental and workplace safety advocates, as well as the publicity created by attorneys and lawyers representing victims of chemical mishaps and innocent workers in lawsuits throughout the United States.
There is a lack of adequate governmental regulation for the use and disposal of toxic substances and pollutants. This lack of regulation and self policing in the American corporate environment and their unwillingness to invest in systems and protective equipment to minimize our exposure to toxic substances has resulted in a rash of disease and illness of people while at home and work.
Toxic tort litigation is a highly specialized field of law. It is often the case that an entire community or group of workers will begin to get sick many years after the initial exposure to a toxic chemical or pollutant. This is in part due to long latency periods associated with exposure to these substances and the subsequent development of the disease or illness the person is suffering from.
Due to these long latency periods, it is often very difficult to pinpoint the exact cause of a person's illness or disease. It is equally difficult in some cases to determine when and how they were exposed to a toxic chemical or pollutant until creating an extensive history profile including where they have lived and worked over their lifetime for each plaintiff in these types of lawsuits.
Generally, toxic tort lawsuits will be filed when an individual or entity has exposed someone to toxic chemicals or pollutants and displayed gross negligence. Negligence can include pollution of the environment such as groundwater contamination, soil contamination and air contamination or the failure to warn workers and consumers of potential health dangers with their products and not providing protective safety equipment.
Our law firm has been handling toxic tort lawsuits throughout the entire United States for many years. We have been at the forefront of this type of litigation and represent our clients in individual and group litigation.
When people think of mesothelioma, they typically picture an older adult who has been exposed to asbestos. Yet the disease can, in rare cases, also strike children. Free Mesothelioma Case [...]
Though asbestos is no longer in use in the manufacture of construction products, bricklayers faced the dangers of asbestos inhalation on the job for several decades. Furthermore, a bricklayer who [...]
Civil engineers encounter a variety of different scenarios while on the job that may put them in contact with asbestos. Despite the fact that there have been no new uses [...]
Unfortunately, marine veterans may be at risk of developing asbestos-related diseases such as mesothelioma due to the military’s high use of asbestos during the 1940s through the 1970s. Free Mesothelioma [...]
If you’ve noticed your pet has been exhibiting symptoms that include breathing problems, coughing, and difficulty exercising, and a member of your household has worked with asbestos and carried it [...]
Again, if you or a loved one have been injured or exposed to a toxic chemical at work or in the home that has caused a serious life-threatening side effect, illness, disease or death, you should contact us immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a toxic tort or personal injury lawsuit and we can help.
Attention Attorneys: Schmidt & Clark considers a referral from another law firm to be one of the greatest compliments. Our law firm has built a reputation for succsess and accepts a number of case referrals on a regular basis. We do not publish prior verdicts or settlements on our website. If you would like to refer us a case or for us to send you a profile of prior award judgments or average referral fees, please visit the attorney referral section of our website.