Toxic Tort and Product Liability Defense

Our Toxic Tort attorneys regularly represent clients in litigation involving claims from exposure to toxic substances. Those matters have included litigation involving exposure to asbestos, acrylonitrile, ammonia, benzene, ethylene dichloride, hydrofluoric acid, mustard agents, NORM, phthalic anhydride, and vinyl chloride.

Our product liability attorneys handle product liability defense claims for manufacturers, retailers and other distributors involving issues of failure to warn, design, and manufacturing defect claims. Our work in this practice area often includes the defense of class action litigation requiring dedication of resources to cases involving thousands of litigants spanning many jurisdictions. Document control and management dictates the efficient coordination of paraprofessionals and attorneys in this practice area so that client costs are kept to reasonable levels.

Examples of our work include:

  • Class action certification and defense of class action cases on their merits
  • Document management and control in cases involving a million plus documents
  • Trials and appeals regarding all types of exposure and explosion related claims
  • Unique work involving radiation cases across South Louisiana