Protecting employees and the public from environmental hazards
Toxic exposure can result in serious — and sometimes fatal — illnesses or injuries. If you suspect that an environmental condition has led to your respiratory distress, nerve damage, neurological problems, immune deficiencies or another physical injury, you want to hire an Oklahoma toxic tort lawyer to investigate the conditions that may have contributed to the onset of the disease. The Kanelopoulos Law Firm provides information and advocacy to individuals who have been exposed to dangerous or unsafe conditions.
There are significant hurdles associated with toxic tort and environmental litigation in Oklahoma. Finding a causal link between a specific event and the resulting injuries requires the advice of scientists, researchers and medical experts. In many cases, toxic tort litigation involves a class action lawsuit with many plaintiffs and many different types of claims. Our attorneys represent workers who were injured as a result of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) violations or individuals who have been injured as a result of environmental pollution.
Filing a toxic tort complaint
Depending on the nature and extent of your injuries, you can either join in the toxic tort class action or file a separate claim for damages. Our Oklahoma toxic tort attorneys provide you with the information you need to make this critical decision before you initiate a lawsuit. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) may become involved in the investigation and may play an important role in mediating the dispute. Examples of toxic torts cases include: