A toxic tort is a legal claim involving injuries to plaintiffs caused by exposure to toxic substances – such as a chemical, pesticide, or pharmaceutical drug. Toxic tort law is an essential area of tort litigation and serves as a means of justice for those who have suffered adverse health effects from chemicals or pollutants in the environment.
People can be exposed to these dangerous substances in a variety of situations and places. Many toxic tort cases arise either from exposure at work or from a nearby facility.
Occupational exposure cases are quite common due to the fact workers in the vast industrial industry are often chronically exposed to numerous harmful chemicals.
Exposure can stem from an explosion, leak, or inadequate policy and may cause harm to a person or a large group of people.
When harmful vapors are inhaled, they can cause serious short-term or long-term damage to an individual. Common diseases in toxic tort cases include, but are not limited to:
- Hodgkin’s disease
- Lung Cancer
- Respiratory Ailments
- Skin Disorders
Individuals who have been exposed may have toxic tort legal claims. Our toxic tort lawyers help victims of chemical substance exposure receive compensation for the injuries and trauma sustained. We strive in restoring your quality of life and take pride with every client that recovers.
The Potts Law Firm has represented thousands of victims of toxic chemical exposures. If you suspect you have been exposed to a toxic substance through a second party’s negligence and sustained a substantial injury as a result, you may be eligible for compensation. Call us to speak to a lawyer about your case. Victims of exposure will benefit from consulting with an experienced toxic tort attorney to ensure their case has the best possible chance of success. Schedule a free consultation with one of our attorneys today.
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