Toxic Substances and Environmental Lawsuits

Florida Toxic Substances Lawyers

Have you or someone you love suffered serious health problems due to exposure to toxic substances. Has your property been contaminated by agriculture chemicals, chemical spills or polluted groundwater?  Every year thousands of people are injured as a result of exposure to toxic chemicals.  Even children exposed to toxins before they are born can sustain severe birth defects.   If you or a loved one were injured or suffered property damage because of a toxic substance, you may be able to obtain monetary damages from the individuals and companies responsible for the marketing of dangerous products or careless handling of poisonous substances.

At Gilman Law LLP, our Florida personal injury lawyers have broad experience assisting individuals in obtaining compensation for health problems and property damage caused by toxic substances. Over the past three decades, our Florida toxic substances lawyers have handled lawsuits involving a vast array of natural and manmade chemical compounds, substances used to make fuels, fertilizers, construction materials, medicines, cleaning products, electronics and plastic products, to name a few.  Our Florida toxic substances lawyers offer free lawsuit evaluations to anyone injured by hazardous chemicals and materials, and can discuss all of the legal options available to you. If you do have a claim, the toxic substances lawyers at Gilman Law LLP will fight to get you the compensation that you deserve.

Toxic Substances Lawsuits

Every day, Americans come into contact with hazardous materials and toxic substances that have the potential to cause serious harm.  Most people do not realize how dangerous many of these everyday substances are until they have been sickened by them. For over 40 years, the Florida toxic substances lawyers at Gilman Law LLP have successfully represented people injured as a result of exposure to:

  • Asbestos
  • Manganese fumes inhaled by welders
  • Pressure treated wood
  • Chemical spills
  • Oil spills
  • Gas leaks
  • Radioactive materials
  • Perchlorate
  • Triclosan
  • Lead, mercury and other toxic metals
  • Benzene
  • Benlate
  • Pesticides
  • Toxic mold
  • PCBs
  • Chemical spills and freight-car derailments
  • Groundwater contamination

Repeated contact with certain toxins over the course of years can result in serious injuries, long-term health problems, and even premature death.   Some illnesses often associated with exposure to toxic substances include:

  • Cancer
  • Leukemia
  • Lung damage
  • Brain damage
  • Liver damage
  • Birth defects
  • Bronchial damage
  • Heart damage/heart attack
  • Nerve damage
  • Death

If you believe that a toxic substance made you or some you love sick, we urge you to contact the Florida personal injury lawyers at Gilman Law LLP as soon as possible. Our toxic substances lawyers have extensive experience litigating and resolving claims in Florida and throughout the U.S. involving these types of injuries.  They’ll work with experts in many fields to identify the manner of your exposure and identify responsible parties. Our attorneys will also consult top medical experts to establish a connection between the exposure and your ailment.  Our Florida toxic substances lawyers will fight to obtain damages for your medical care, lost earnings, and pain and suffering. If they find that your exposure was the result of reckless indifference to public safety, such as the illegal dumping of toxic waste, our toxic substances lawyers will go also after punitive damages on your behalf.

Legal Help for Victims of Toxic Substances

In Florida, personal injury lawsuits, including those involving toxic substances and hazardous exposures, are subject to strict statutes of limitations.  To increase your odds of obtaining the full compensation the law allows, it’s vital you contact the experienced Florida toxic substances lawyers at Gilman Law LLP today.  The attorneys and professional staff of Gilman Law LLP are available now to answer all of your legal questions.  Please complete our online form or contact Gilman Law LLP at (888) 252-0084 for your free, confidential, no-obligation case evaluation with one of our toxic substances attorneys today.