Toxic Tort Litigation | Romanucci & Blandin
When someone has been exposed to a toxic substance and sustained an injury or illness from it, it is known as a toxic tort case. A company can be held liable if they exposed people to a harmful substance knowingly. If you or a loved one was exposed to a toxic material from which you suffered from an illness, RB Law’s personal injury attorneys will help you take action against the responsible party. If a loved one passed away from the exposure to the toxic substance, you may eligible for a wrongful death case.
Toxic Tort Litigation
Many chemicals out there are incredibly toxic to our health. Unfortunately, there are numerous chemicals that have caused illness, including:
- Asbestos – Asbestos is used in fire-resistant and insulating materials such as brake linings and hair dryers. Exposure to asbestos can cause lung cancer, mesothelioma and other illnesses.
- Lead paint –Lead paint was commonly used in homes, industrial facilities and apartment buildings that are older. There are numerous medical problems that result from lead poisoning, including kidney damage and brain injuries.
- Pesticides-Pesticides are used to prevent, destroy, repel or mitigate any pest. Pesticides have been linked to numerous human hazards, including impacting the nervous system, endocrine system or causing cancer.
- Benzene – An organic chemical compound that is used to manufacture metal, wood and textiles. Exposure to benzene can cause aplastic anemia, leukemia, excessive bleeding and other illnesses.
- Diesel Fuel and Fumes
On many occasions, a group of people, such as employees are exposed to a toxic substance together, which can result in a class action lawsuit. RB Law has experienced toxic tort litigators who have handled a variety of toxic tort cases, including class action lawsuits for their clients.
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If you have questions regarding your torts litigation case, contact us today for a free consultation at (312) 458-1000, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.