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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Rakestraw focuses on Toxic Tort Litigation and previously served as a Cook County Assistant State's Attorney.
She has advised Fortune 100 companies in toxic tort litigation. She has worked with a substantial electric generating facility on greenhouse gas emissions compliance.
McGuire focuses her practice on product liability as well as environmental and toxic tort litigation, and has over 15 years of experience also focused on defending large companies such as pharmaceutical and medical device companies in complex litigation.
Toxic tort litigation is an emerging legal specialty.
Peay, a partner in the Salt Lake City office of Snell & Wilmer, focuses his practice on commercial litigation, including trade secret, contract, construction and toxic tort litigation.
Mehwish Aslam will focus on asbestos litigation, toxic tort litigation, product liability and medical negligence and healthcare.
of Mass Products Liability and Toxic Tort Litigation, NAT'L L.J.,
The national nature of the resulting toxic tort litigation must be reflected in the law's treatment of jurisdictional issues.
Moreover, although the debate over admissibility often plays out in the arena of toxic tort litigation, with corporate defendants challenging the reliability of testimony proffered by plaintiffs' experts, the Federal Rules also govern criminal proceedings in which a number of recent, high profile investigations have indicated that defendants are often imprisoned based upon faulty forensic science.
Naylor defended Fortune 100 corporations in toxic tort litigation, including the collection, analysis, and production of voluminous documents and electronically-stored information attendant to the subject litigations.
Companies and insurers should study pollution exclusion and toxic tort litigation precedents for insight into how the court might view cyber policy coverage and exclusions.
(4) Lone Pine Orders have been frequently applied in asbestos and other toxic tort litigation in the Third Circuit.