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  • Environmental Litigation

    Defending Clients in Environmental, Toxic and Mass Tort Claims

    Clients from a wide range of industries turn to the attorneys in the Toxic Tort Group at Mintzer Sarowitz Zeris & Willis PLLC to represent them. Our team has extensive experience in the defense of individual claims, class actions and mass joinders brought by workers, property owners, members of the public, and product end users. We have litigated exposure claims involving air, water, soil, food, drugs, agricultural products, and other means of exposure and contamination. Our team regularly defends high exposure personal bodily injury claims, including risk of disease, medical monitoring, property damage, business losses, and remediation due to exposure to toxic substances.

    Working to Achieve a Swift and Positive Conclusion

    Businesses and manufacturers turn to our team because we have the experience and expertise to successfully manage and resolve these sophisticated, high-stakes cases. We are recognized as efficient and effective bringing false cases to a swift and positive conclusion while remaining mindful of budget concerns. Our Toxic Tort Group is experienced in handling individual claims, mass tort and class action lawsuits, and coverage issues. Recognizing that these types of claims involve complex legal and technical issues, our team consults with top scientific and medical experts needed to formulate a winning plan of defense.

    Handling Complicated Environmental Law Claims

    The attorneys in the Toxic Tort Group have substantial experience handling a wide variety of environmental law claims arising under state and federal law. We defend businesses, landowners and other entities in complex environmental liability claims, including cases involving:

    • Work place exposure
    • Chemical spills
    • Asbestos contamination
    • Water contamination
    • Leaking underground storage tanks
    • Air pollution
    • Waste disposal
    • Soil remediation
    • Toxic Mold

    Our experience in handling individual, multi-party and class action cases allows the Toxic Tort Group to aggressively represent the interests of our clients regardless of the size or complexity of the case. We negotiate early, focusing on cost-effective resolutions of environmental liability claims when it is in the best interests of our clients to do so. Should a resolution be unachievable, our team is prepared to vigorously defend environmental cases either in court or before regulatory state and federal agencies, including the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

    Includes: Workplace exposure, Underground tanks, Pollution claims