Toxic Tort Defense
- Represented major chemical distributor in several complex litigation cases alleging claims for strict products liability, breach of implied warranty, and negligence. After protracted litigation, successfully negotiated settlements involving nominal monetary amounts when damages alleged by the Plaintiffs for toxic exposure to chemicals exceeded millions of dollars in each case.
- Defended pest control company against homeowner claims for damage arising from various alleged causes, including poria infestation and pest inspections.
- Successfully defended some of the largest pesticide applicators in the United States in jury trials with claims arising out of alleged exposures to a large variety of hazardous substances including pesticides, such as fumigants and organophosphates, and herbicides. Also, successfully defended cases involving various claims of medical conditions such as “multiple chemical sensitivity,” “chronic fatigue immune deficiency syndrome” and “reactive airway dysfunction syndrome.” Successful defense of clients on asbestos claims concerning mesothelioma.