toxic tort

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toxic tort

noun Generally: lethal wrongdoing, noxious injury, poison Specifically: asbestos poisoning, environmental poisoning
Associated concepts: asbestos, electromagnetic fields, lead paint, lead poisoning, radon
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will focus on asbestos litigation and toxic tort litigation.
Thirty-two attorneys have joined Maron Marvel, all of whom focus their practices on toxic tort litigation, products liability, environmental litigation, and related practice areas, along with more than 60 paralegals and support staff.
Experience: Recognized by Mid-South Super Lawyers in the area of business litigation, Shannon has more than 20 years of experience in commercial litigation, class-action defense, products liability defense and toxic tort litigation.
His areas of practice include complex civil litigation, toxic tort litigation (including lead paint, carbon monoxide and asbestos) and insurance coverage litigation.
The topics include looking for the space between law and ecology, the ecological narrative of risk and the emergence of toxic tort litigation, biotechnology as environmental regulation, animals and the future salvation of the world, seeking spatial and environmental justice for people and places within the European Union, and Deleuze and the defense of nature.
Whether that's limited to tobacco litigation or whether it could be applied to other toxic tort litigation, it's too early to tell; only the first chapter has been written.
Together with a number of collaborators, he provides guidance for such lawyers, offering chapters that discuss theories of liability and damages in toxic tort cases, defenses to toxic tort cases, the use of scientific and medical evidence in toxic tort litigation, causation and the use of experts in toxic tort cases, case strategy and trial management issues, settlement considerations, trends in toxic tort mold litigation, trends in toxic tort lead litigation, asbestos litigation, silica litigation, food product liability litigation, pharmaceutical product liability litigation, and methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) cases.
Howard is the chair of, and Michael is an associate in, the firm's Environmental Law and Toxic Tort Litigation Practice Group.
It's targeted to plaintiff and defense attorneys involved in toxic tort litigation.
Hogan, recipient of the Trial Lawyer of the Year Award, was recognized as "the embodiment of professionalism and his legal career as a testament to the ideals of justice," Hogan served as counsel in the first case upholding the rights of plaintiffs to receive punitive damages in toxic tort litigation and was one of the trial lawyers representing the State of Florida in the suit against the tobacco industry.
Most toxic tort litigation involves diseases, such as cancer, for which there are numerous possible causes and where there is little objective, scientific proof that the claimant's disease was caused by the alleged exposure.
Second, Justice Jackson's thesis seems applicable to toxic tort litigation because the trilogy may be leading some district court judges to exclude experts proffered by plaintiffs on the issue of causation who previously would have been permitted to testify.