Orlando, Florida Toxic Tort Lawyer
What is Toxic Tort?
A toxic tort is a personal injury caused by exposure to dangerous substances or devices, such as:
- Agent Orange;
- Lead paint;
- Pesticides such as dioxin and DDT;
- Dry cleaning solvents and other chemicals;
- Electromagnetic fields generated by utilities or major appliances; and
- Hazardous waste.
Individuals living near chemical manufacturing and disposal sites, employees who use chemicals in the work place and consumers who use chemical products in the household may be at risk of being toxic tort victims.
Toxic Torts Effects
The following are examples of injuries from toxic torts:
- Brain damage;
- Various forms of cancer;
- Immune deficiency problems;
- Respiratory diseases; and
- Birth defects.
Toxic tort victims may seek money damages for:
- Medical expenses;
- Lost wages;
- Emotional distress;
- Pain and suffering; and sometimes
- Punitive damages.
Contact our Toxic Tort Lawyers in Orlando, Florida
It may take years for the effects of toxic substance exposure to be discovered, and a plaintiff must prove he or she was exposed to a particular substance, energy or device, used or controlled by a person or business, which led to injuries and damages. If you believe you are a victim of a toxic tort, contact the Florida personal injury lawyers at Overchuck & Associate in Orlando, Florida, for a free evaluation of your case. Our toxic tort lawyers in Orlando are very experienced and handle toxic tort cases on a daily basis in Orlando and across the United States. Call us today at 1-888-720-6222 or fill out our online form and we will get back to you shortly.
Overchuck & Associate, P.A.
1503 West Smith Street
Orlando, FL 32804
Toll Free: 1-888-720-6222