Toxic Tort Personal Injury Lawyers | Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina
Toxic tort is a legal term used to describe a serious personal injury cased by exposure to a toxic substance, such as pesticide, hazardous waste or defective drugs. These injuries can lead to a variety of illnesses, including cancer, brain damage and birth defects.
If you or someone you love has suffered a serious personal injury due to exposure to a toxic substance, you may be entitled to compensation for your medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering.
Please contact Stack & Associates, P.C. in Atlanta for a free consultation to discuss your legal needs and what our law firm can do to help you.
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Toxic tort claims may involve:
- Exposure to toxic substances on the job
- Exposure to contaminated ground water
- Exposure to contaminated air
- Exposure resulting from accidental spills
- Improper disposal of toxic waste
- Insufficient government regulation
- Household chemicals including disinfectants
- Industrial chemicals including solvents
- Medical products and devices
- Exposure to radiation
- Exposure to mold
When exposure to toxic material affects more than one person, toxic tort claims are frequently brought as class-action lawsuits.
In one of our representative cases, Stack & Associates, P.C. successfully represented hundreds of citizens in suburban Atlanta whose residents were exposed to a toxic spill from a rail car.
In another chemical exposure case, we successfully settled a toxic tort claim on behalf of two employees of a dry-cleaning establishment. They were seriously injured when a dry-cleaning machine malfunctioned and they were overcome by perchloroethylene (PCE) fumes.
In yet another case, Stack & Associates, P.C. obtained settlement for a woman whose work involved the weighing of chemicals in a Department of Agriculture lab. She developed glioblastoma, a rare form of brain tumor.
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We realize that no amount of compensation can undo the damage caused by such devastating injuries. Nevertheless, we believe anyone who is harmed as a result of someone else's negligence deserves a strong advocate who can stand up and fight for them against insurance companies, corporations and others who would prefer to shirk or sidestep their responsibilities.
To learn more about our law firm's toxic tort and personal injury practice, please call or e-mail our law offices today.
Our attorneys handle cases throughout Georgia, South Carolina and Alabama, and are admitted to practice before all levels of Georgia and federal courts.