Toxic torts law holds manufacturers, distributors, retailers, employers and landowners responsible as a result of unreasonable exposure to chemicals, carcinogens and other agents that cause serious illness. Examples include asbestos, mold, lead paint, dry cleaning agents and solvents. Also included in this category are dangerous pharmaceutical drugs such as Vioxx, DES, Rezulin, Propulsid and Phen-Fen.
Individuals with serious conditions that were medically caused by their exposure to or ingestion of a harmful agent can recover compensatory damages.
Attorneys for Victims of Lead Poisoning and Other Exposure Injuries
The product liability, personal injury and medical malpractice lawyers at Dankner Milstein, P.C. have been involved in virtually every major mass toxic tort litigation recently brought against pharmaceutical and drug companies.
We are currently involved in numerous lawsuits against Merck & Co., representing victims of cardiovascular injuries such as heart attacks and strokes that were caused by the pain-relieving drug Vioxx. Our law firm has been retained by many injured people and families of those who have died as a result of using Vioxx for a prolonged period. We welcome direct calls from potential clients or referrals from counsel in this major mass tort litigation.
If you feel that you have been injured by any drug or exposed to or inadequately protected from contact with chemicals or other toxic substances and diagnosed with a related illness or condition, we can help you. Call 212.751.8000 or complete our contact form to schedule your free initial consultation with a New York toxic torts lawyer.
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