Have you or a loved one been diagnosed with cancer, a respiratory illness or infectious disease of some sort due to hazardous chemicals in the home, environment, water supply or on the job? If so you, and your family, may be entitled to benefits and financial compensation per mass tort and toxic tort laws. Please contact our catastrophic injury attorneys handling toxic torts across the country.
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Our negligence attorneys represent tens of thousands of injury victims who have been exposed to toxic and radioactive materials in the home, the environment and on the job. Exposure to these hazardous materials and chemicals greatly increase the chance of developing illnesses such as asthma, different types of cancer, arthritis and wrongful death. These injuries include cancers, such as mesothelioma and Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (NHL), can lay dormant and take years for symptoms to develop. Mass torts, which is another name for toxic torts, often require taking on oil companies, pharmaceutical companies, chemical companies, medical device companies and other large corporations. Our injury lawyers handling toxic torts possess the resources and ability to go after big companies, and level the playing-field to ensure our clients have access to the justice they deserve.
Our workers’ compensation lawyers handling toxic torts represent injury victims exposed to a wide range of toxic and hazardous products. These include, but are not limited to:
If you suspect that you or someone you know has been exposed to toxic and/or radioactive materials and are suffering from exposure-related illness, contact our toxic tory injury attorneys today.
The geologic formations that contain oil and gas deposits also contain naturally occurring radionuclides, which are referred to as Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM) or Technologically Enhanced Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (TENORM). Oil and gas extraction can cause TENORM to concentrate as scale build up in oilfield pipe and equipment. The scale is eventually removed from the equipment at pipe yards in Louisiana and elsewhere. The operations used to remove TENORM scale generate large amounts of dust. As a result, many pipe yard workers unknowingly inhale and ingest the TENORM dust.
Generally, the two main concerns about exposure to radioactive materials are the formation of genetic mutations, and the promotion of numerous cancers that can lead to death. Radiogenic cancers include respiratory, lung, leukemias, and many other cancers throughout the body. Major oil companies knew about the dangers of radiation exposure and that some of their equipment was radioactive, yet they did not tell the people most at risk for becoming exposed about the radioactive materials they were handling. Our catastrophic injury lawyers are dedicated to helping you hold those corporations accountable for withholding information and taking risks with your health.
Benzene is a chemical that is often used to manufacture numerous products, including rubber, plastics, petroleum products, lubricants, paints, synthetics, and resins. Benzene is also present in cigarette smoke and petroleum. Despite its usefulness in industry, Benzene is harmful to the immune system and the body’s blood-forming organs. Benzene exposure has been linked to severe anemia and life-threatening cancers such as leukemia and lymphoma.
Asbestos is a natural mineral historically used in building and insulation materials. Commercial applications include pipe insulation, fire retardant gaskets, coatings, concrete, bricks, fireproof drywall, and ceiling insulation. Although asbestos works well for those purposes, long-term exposure and/or inhalation of asbestos fibers can result in respiratory diseases, such as mesothelioma. Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer that develops in the cells of the protective lining that covers many of our internal organs, and is most commonly caused by exposure to asbestos fibers.
Glyphosate is the main ingredient in Roundup. The International Agency for the Research on Cancer has identified glyphosate as a probable carcinogen. The residential and commercial use of Roundup has been tied to certain cancers, including Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Our Roundup weedkiller injury lawyers are representing individuals for their claims against Bayer- the maker of Roundup- for exposure to glyphosate.
Perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) and Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) are man-made chemicals which are found within Firefighting Foam also known as Aqueous Film Forming Foam (AFFF). Military bases and training centers nationwide have used these firefighting foams for decades. Because of safety concerns, many bases are now phasing out the use of these products. However, recent testing has shown that groundwater and drinking water near some military bases has become contaminated with PFOSs and PFOAs. Ingestion of these chemicals is known to cause significant health impacts. Additionally, firefighters exposed to firefighting foam may also be at risk of developing health problems. Scientific studies have linked kidney, prostate, and testicular cancers to exposure to PFOS and PFOA. If you live near a military base or training center or were exposed to firefighting foam, you may have been exposed to PFOA and/or PFOS. Contact our attorneys to discuss your rights and for a free evaluation of your case.
If harmed by exposure to toxic or radioactive materials, you have legal rights. Our toxic tort attorneys have recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for people wrongfully injured or killed as a result of their exposure to these hazardous substances. Please contact us online today.