Gordon & Rees is a leader in the defense of environmental, chemical exposure, asbestos and other "toxic tort" claims. We have experienced lawyers practicing in these areas nationwide. Gordon & Rees has been at the forefront of key pro-defense legal developments limiting liability or avoiding liability altogether. We help clients avoid costly litigation through our experience in counseling compliance with virtually all major environmental statutes, and by providing transactional advice where potential environmental liabilities are involved. When litigation becomes unavoidable, Gordon & Rees has a proven record of success in pre-trial motions, at trial and on appeal, as well as in reaching favorable negotiated resolutions.
Gordon & Rees has the know-how to help with your claims and issues involving anything that was, or was allegedly,
- discharged, leaked, spilled or mishandled;
- inhaled, ingested or otherwise absorbed;
- a contamination of the air, ground or water;
- a pathogen to which someone was exposed; or
- any other chemical or environmental cause of damage or disease.
The attorneys in the Toxic Tort practice group at Gordon & Rees have extensive experience defending manufacturers, suppliers, and sellers of flavoring products that are used in food manufacturing as well as e-cigarettes. Our experience ranges from defending matters involving plaintiffs who suffer from irreversible lung injuries, to matters involving plaintiff's claiming numerous other psychological and physiological injuries, and even death, due to exposure to flavoring products. Our team of attorneys handle these complex litigation matters in all jurisdictions throughout the United States in both state and federal courts.
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For more information about how Gordon & Rees can help with your environmental, chemical exposure, asbestos-related, or other "toxic tort" claims, please contact group co-leaders, Michael Pietrykowski or P. Gerhardt Zacher.