Multi-District, Toxic Tort & Other Complex Areas

The firm provides comprehensive services in some of the most complex areas of the law, including occupational disease and long-term toxic exposure and offers extensive litigation experience and knowledge of the risk assessment, scientific, and regulatory issues involving such cases.

Lawyers in the firm have managed hundreds of cases individually and in multiple-plaintiff proceedings—including cases dealing with product defects, tobacco related litigation, Hurricane Katrina related litigation and with exposure to various substances, including, asbestos, silica dust, benzene, formaldehyde, welding fumes, and grain dust as well as chemical spills and other environmental hazards. Moreover the firm’s lawyers are versed in the procedural ramifications of such litigation whether handled as a MDL, class action or mass tort. Its attorneys have acted in such matters as local counsel and as national counsel.

While the defense of any matter is a client decision, the firm strives to provide cost-effective case management, and has utilized statewide settlement negotiations and inventory settlements using matrix formulas to conclude cases efficiently and economically.

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occupational disease and long-term toxic exposure and offers extensive litigation experience and knowledge of the risk assessment, scientific, and regulatory issues