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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The topics are theories of liability: products and land-based claims; liability under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA); the liability of employers; other special defendants; defenses; causation; injuries and damages; and mass toxic torts.
Brogan has a varied trial practice that includes commercial disputes, intellectual property, products liability and toxic torts.
Triple trigger cases generally involved toxic torts, such as pollution or asbestos.
Outside of her pro bono work, Jarvis focuses on environmental litigation and mass and toxic torts, among other areas.
Before addressing the area of toxic tort damages and its relation to the GCCF's liability waivers, it is necessary to explain the threshold issue of what a "toxic tort" is and how special characteristics of toxic torts have affected the way that courts manage settlement agreements.
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.
Blevins practices in the Miami office and concentrates in the areas of bad faith, construction, crane accidents, environmental, excess coverage, medical malpractice, premises liability, products liability, and toxic torts.
Rutkin represents domestic and foreign insurers in the analysis, negotiation, and litigation of complex claims, many of which involve delayed manifestation (long tail) injuries such as polluted properties, toxic torts, and asbestos.
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.