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.

Fluoride

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.

Fluoride FOIA Revealing

Fluoride FOIA Revealing

Documents that have been obtained through Freedom of Information Requests reveal the behind-the-scenes workings of government agencies in dealing with citizen concerns regarding water fluoridation.  These documents raise questions about the objectivity of individuals...
There is No Such Thing as a “Safe Tan”

There is No Such Thing as a “Safe Tan”

Skin cancer has been on the rise, particularly in young adults.  A number of dermatologists and other medical experts have attributed this increase in skin cancer, at least in some part, to the increasing popularity of indoor tanning.  This is despite the fact that...
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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