Our attorneys have consistently achieved excellent results in toxic tort matters.
We have successfully defended carriers and product manufacturers in a variety of such matters. Specifically, we have successfully represented clients in matters that included:
- Defending an air carrier against personal injury claims allegedly caused by exposure to “toxic cabin air;”
- Defending general aviation and agricultural clients against personal injury claims allegedly caused by exposure to engine and other toxic fumes;
- Resolving, with a minimal monetary settlement, class action litigation on behalf of thousands of claimants allegedly exposed to fumes released during a fire at a chemical waste and storage facility;
- Defending several corporate clients in ongoing asbestos litigation in New York and New Jersey.
Our product liability practice group attorneys also are knowledgeable in all aspects of the regulation of hazardous materials used in the aviation industry and regularly represent clients in related administrative proceedings.