A toxic tort is a legal claim of harm based on exposure to a dangerous chemical or substance. This could be a drug, pesticide or chemical. Advances in technology have allowed for thousands of new, helpful products in our lives, but some of these products can cause illness and disease in humans. Toxic tort claims usually involve occupational exposure, pharmaceutical drugs, home exposure or consumer products such as pesticides.

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Navy Asbestos Settlements & Claims

If you served in the Navy, be aware that this branch of the US armed forces used more asbestos than any other for decades. Inhaling asbestos dust can lead to lethal diseases. Veterans of the US Navy were often exposed to asbestos and had a higher risk of mesothelioma and other cancers than other former… Read More »

Recent Mesothelioma Cancer Treatment Statistics Update

In the latter part of the 1900s, the American public became more aware of the dangers of asbestos. They learned that asbestos is a carcinogen, and can lead to serious cancers such as mesothelioma. (mesotheliomaguide.com) The understanding of the dangers of asbestos led to more regulations in the US and increased scrutiny of companies that… Read More »

Asbestos vs Asbestosis Trust Fund Payouts

Asbestos and asbestosis trust funds are created via the Chapter 11 bankruptcy process. This is a type of corporate bankruptcy that mandates the company reorganize finances in a way that allows them to still be in business, while paying off debt. (Asbestos.com) Companies that file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection are shielded from asbestos and… Read More »

Asbestos Exposure Lawsuits & Settlements

Were you or someone you love diagnosed with mesothelioma? We recommend your contact one of our mesothelioma attorneys today for a complimentary case review. You may be entitled to financial damages from the corporation that exposed you to deadly asbestos, which gave you mesothelioma.  For decades, many companies knew of the dangers of asbestos exposure,… Read More »

Mesothelioma Exposure Risks During Home Renovations

The case of a man in Australia has recently highlighted the risk of developing mesothelioma during home renovations when there is asbestos present. (survivingmesothelioma.com) According to the Australian media, a 42-year-old man named Matthew Werfel recently prevailed in a personal injury lawsuit against Amaca, a producer of asbestos earlier known as James Hardie. The company… Read More »

Average Wrongful Death Mesothelioma Settlements & Verdicts

A mesothelioma settlement is a legal agreement that gives compensation to the family of a loved one who died from this terrible cancer of the lung lining. When the person with the cancer dies, the family can receive compensation through a wrongful death lawsuit. (asbestos.com) If the two sides can come to an agreement about… Read More »

Mesothelioma Asbestos Claims After Death

Thousands of businesses have had to defend themselves against asbestos and mesothelioma lawsuits in the past several decades. Some of these asbestos lawsuits were brought by the individual who suffered from mesothelioma or other asbestos-related disease. In other cases, the family of the victim files the lawsuit because the victim passed away. People who have… Read More »

Statute of Limitations Mesothelioma Lawsuit Claims

Are you considering whether you should file a mesothelioma lawsuit? It is critical to understand the timeframe that you need to follow. Sadly, it is common for people to lose their right to compensation because they wait too long to submit their mesothelioma claim. Given the often decades-long latency period for mesothelioma to appear, the… Read More »

How to File a Benzene Lawyer Lawsuit in 2019

Many people have been exposed to benzene and are worried about developing a benzene-related disease, including leukemia, lymphoma, anemia and myeloma. These are serious and often fatal conditions. There are other people who have confirmed they have an illness related to benzene exposure but are not sure what their legal rights are. This page has… Read More »