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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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WHEN Gene Hortman says he has tried a wide range of cases, he isn't joking, A partner of the Hortman Harlow firm of Laurel, he has a general civil litigation practice with an emphasis on products liability, toxic torts, environmental law and personal injury.
His practice includes a broad range of general liability, construction, environmental, asbestos, toxic torts, automobile, homeowners, umbrella/excess and other specialty coverage matters.
Home to several notable North Carolina attorneys, CSH has specialty practice groups focused on medical and professional negligence, product liability, construction defects, workers' compensation, police and municipal law, premises liability and security, trucking/transportation law, as well as environmental and toxic torts, and land condemnation.
Vicklund focuses his practice on matters involving commercial litigation, eminent domain, products liability claims, personal injury, toxic torts, insurance defense, and real estate issues, among others.
They cover the analytical basics; toxic torts; approaches to setting regulatory standards; pesticide and chemical regulation; the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act; and clean-up: the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act.
According to the state Office of Court Administration, the only other Judicial Districts in New York with special courts for toxic torts are the Eight Judicial District, which has a special part for asbestos in Buffalo, and New York City's five boroughs, which also has a special part for asbestos.
Her special emphasis is on employment cases, personal injury matters and toxic torts, including asbestos, silica, mold, vinyl chloride and lead paint cases.
Partner and trial lawyer, Bill Pollock's practice of thirty years is concentrated in construction law and litigation, products liability, environmental and toxic torts, trucking and transportation, and other complex litigation.
He has a national practice advising clients in products liability litigation, including toxic torts, silica, asbestos, medical device and pharmaceutical litigation.
Richman concentrates his practice in the areas of medical malpractice defense, construction-site accidents, NewYork Labor Law litigation, pharmaceutical product liability, product liability defense and toxic torts.
Fournie practices in the areas of toxic torts and asbestos defense, as well as defense in medical malpractice, product liability, construction and business litigation.
David Weinstein is a managing shareholder of Greenberg Traurig's Tampa office and is chair of the firm's environmental and toxic torts litigation practice.