In recent years there have been many situations in which a number of people have been injured or even died due to exposure to dangerous or toxic fumes, chemicals, or substances such as asbestos or even mold.  Toxic torts are simply legal claims or litigation regarding harm or injury that has been caused by exposure to a pesticide, chemical, or other substances because of another person or company's negligence.  Depending on the circumstances, you may have developed a disease that is potentially deadly such as mesothelioma, or suffered other injury such as a respiratory illness.  It is important to speak with a highly qualified toxic torts attorney in Kansas City when you have suffered injury or harm because of the negligence of others.  At The O'Connor Law Firm we are dedicated to providing exceptional legal guidance and working with you to recover the full damages you may be entitled to.

Obtain the compensation you deserve with a Kansas City Toxic Torts Law Firm

At the O’Connor Law Firm, you receive the knowledge of one of Kansas City’s most experienced toxic torts attorneys, specializing in toxic tort injuries. You will obtain the security of knowing you are being represented by a personal injury lawyer who gives his clients an unparalleled level of quality, care and personal attention. With over 20 years of court room experience, you know you aren't simply obtaining a lawyer that wants to settle outside of court to make a quick dollar. Matt O'Connor fights to get you the top settlement possible. Contact us for a free consultation in our office, or I will come to you if you are bed ridden or in the hospital.
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Toxic Torts | Kansas City, MO Personal Injury Attorney Matthew O'Connor

Some examples of toxic exposure injuries that have impacted large groups of people include:

  • ŸStainless steel welding and the resulting respiratory reactions
  • ŸExposure to asbestos resulting in a rare cancer known as mesothelioma
  • ŸExposure to tobacco smoke resulting in allergy issues or lung damage
  • ŸMold exposure in buildings due to inadequate construction methods or lack of maintenance resulting in illness
  • ŸPopcorn lung disease
  • ŸExposure to crystalline silica during sandblasting, resulting in the lung condition silicosis

Many people are completely unaware that they may be exposed to a toxic substance or other material whether in the workplace, at home, or other locations.  Unfortunately, the injury that results is often serious or even fatal.  This is why it is so important to work with an experienced Kansas City personal injury lawyer who will fight vigorously on your behalf.

Toxic Torts in KC and Throughout Missouri

There are many toxic substances and contaminants that can result in injury to an individual, or an entire group of people.  Not only are mold and asbestos common toxic substances, but mercury, Chinese drywall, formaldehyde, lead, benzene, and other contaminants often present in the environment.  While lung injuries from breathing toxic contaminants are fairly common, you could also become the victim of a serious chemical burn by coming in contact with certain hazardous chemicals.

When you suffer injury because of another party's negligent or careless actions, you may qualify for compensation of costs related to your injury.  This compensation may include medical costs, lost income, pain and suffering, emotional trauma, or other costs depending on your situation.

Contact The O'Connor Law Firm Now

At The O'Connor Law Firm we are dedicated to protecting the best interests of our clients, holding those who are responsible accountable for their negligence.  We will carefully investigate your situation in an effort to determine the most effective legal strategy for recovering the full damages you are entitled to.  Toxic tort matters can be complex, and you want a capable attorney is highly experienced in these types of cases.  Contact our law firm for a free consultation now at 816-842-1111.


Kansas City Toxic Torts Attorney, Matt O'Connor

Kansas City toxic tort injury lawyer Matt O’Connor has over 20 years of experience in the court room and has been honored as a Superlawyer in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.  He is not like your average injury attorney, he has been commonly shown as a legal analyst on national news stations such as Fox News due to his wealth of knowledge and success as a criminal defense lawyer and _____ attorney. Mr. O'Connor is changing the way his clients feel about lawyers. If you are injured, give Mr. O'Connor's office a call or contact us through our online form.  You will deal directly with Matt O'Connor and his talented staff.  Mr. O'Connor handles all cases himself, and prides himself on running a very excellent law firm with personalized service.