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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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Triple trigger cases generally involved toxic torts, such as pollution or asbestos.
His work has been instrumental in achieving numerous favorable published appellate decisions for industry in the toxic torts arena.
Levy Phillips & Konigsberg--one of the nation's premier law firms in the areas of toxic torts, product liability, personal injury, and discrimination law--will occupy the entire 11th floor and the majority of the 12th floor.
Mealey's now publishes 52 titles categories that include: Insurance Group, Toxic Torts Group, Drugs and Medical Devices Group, Technology and Intellectual Property Group, Health Care Group, Employment Law Group, and Securities.
The target LNCs are involved in the areas of elder law, medical malpractice, personal injury, product liability, rehabilitation, risk management, toxic torts, workers compensation, administrative healthcare law, criminal law and expert witnesses.
Feature articles for upcoming issues include: coverage of medical malpractice in the fields of obstectrics, long term care, surgery and anesthesia, emergency room and orthopedics; insurance and Medicare fraud; document tampering; pharmaceutical liability; and, toxic torts through mold, asbestos and lead.
James will practice in the firms Products Liability Practice Group where he will concentrate his practice in the areas of toxic torts, aviation torts, mold litigation, products liability, construction litigation, professional and medical malpractice, vehicular torts, and premises torts.
The barriers to recovery are complicated and multiple; their primary source, however, is simple and singular: Toxic torts can produce latent as well as immediate injuries.
Liability for hazardous waste, worker injury, and defective products has been swept up by the revolution in toxic torts.
White will continues to speak at CLE seminars in the areas of civil litigation, alternate dispute resolution, toxic torts, and related ethical issues.
Designed for attorneys handing a variety of injury lawsuits and practice areas - such as toxic torts, product liability, medical malpractice, construction injury, workers compensation, and more - HB's Medicare Secondary Payer report will track regulatory and litigation activity inside and outside the courtroom.
They include the following topics, many of which Mealey's already devotes a newsletter to: mold, latex, MTBE, toxic torts, welding rods, asbestos, tobacco, vaccines, ephedra, PPA, Baycol, silica, lead, emerging drugs, and fen-hen.