Toxic Injuries

Toxic injury law, technically termed “toxic tort” law, has its roots in individual state common laws. The most familiar examples of toxic tort cases are the cases made famous by the movies Erin Brockovich and A Civil Action.

Prescription Drugs

Drug manufacturers make billions of dollars of profit each year despite the fact that prescription drugs are responsible for thousands of injuries each year.


The widespread use of fluoride in drinking water has become increasingly challenged by public health experts. Fluoride has a limited cost-benefit window, that is, that there is increasing evidence of harm where there is little-or-no evidence of actual benefit.

Environmental Law

Environmental law has its roots in federal, state, and local statutes. The most familiar of these are the federal Clean Water and Clean Air acts. In addition to these, there are the federal superfund and hazardous waste laws, and parallel state regulations.

Surgeon General  Urges Teens to Stop Indoor Tanning

Surgeon General Urges Teens to Stop Indoor Tanning

Skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States. In response, the U.S. Surgeon General issued a call to action to prevent skin cancer. The Surgeon General noted that despite the fact that most skin cancer is preventable, the rates of skin cancer are on the rise.

Slack Fill – Deceptive and Illegal

Slack Fill – Deceptive and Illegal

Slack Fill – Filling Up Space in Packaging – Is Deceptive and Illegal Companies looking to sell their goods for higher prices and greater profit margins have been preying on consumers’ inability to determine the better bargain by misleading customers...
Benzene in Lyndhurst NJ Homes – Residences A-Q

Benzene in Lyndhurst NJ Homes – Residences A-Q

          Table 36 appears to show residential sampling that was done for a number of homes, A-Q, finding high levels of benzene in the air inside these homes.   These homes are in a neighborhood that has been impacted by a former...


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