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