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Toxic substances litigation, 1982

Toxic substances litigation, 1982

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Published by Practising Law Institute in New York, N.Y. (810 7th Ave., New York 10019) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Hazardous substances -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
    • Actions and defenses -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSheila L. Birnbaum, Paul D. Rheingold, cochairpersons.
      SeriesLitigation and administrative practice series, Litigation course handbook series ;, no. 198
      ContributionsBirnbaum, Sheila L., Rheingold, Paul D., 1933-, Practising Law Institute.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF3958.Z9 T69 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination576 p. ;
      Number of Pages576
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3513536M
      LC Control Number82080121

      EFFECTS OF TOXIC SUBSTANCES ON THE NERVOUS SYSTEM - Fellow, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Department of Community Medicine, Expert witness in toxic chemical litigation Service, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, through Eastern Research Group, Lexington, Mass.: Toxicology profiles and medical management. The US Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) has published a vast body of information covering a wide range of toxic substances. 1 To provide easy reference and present uniform instructional information, we have defined the following six (6) areas covering specific toxic exposure-related issues in which TCAS has developed extensive expertise and .

      Toxic Exposure Claims Attorneys Representing Individuals and Communities in Toxic Exposure Claims. The environmental lawyers at Lieberman Blecher & Sinkevich have a history of representing individuals and communities exposed to toxic mes, people are unknowingly exposed to toxic substances on the land they live or work on, in the air they . Toxic Substances. From a young age, we are taught about the dangers of toxic substances and how to be careful around them. Despite taking precautions to keep ourselves safe from exposure, every year thousands of people are exposed to dangerous substances and experience serious injuries that affect themselves and their loved ones.

        Interaction of Toxic Tort and CERCLA Litigation. Toxics Law Reporter. By Michael B. Gerrard. Owners, operators, and others associated with contaminated properties are frequently subject to at least two kinds of legal attacks-by residents or neighbors who bring toxic tort actions, typically under state common law, and by government agencies or. Toxic Chemicals & Materials Toxic chemicals and materials have made their way into all types consumer goods, houses, buildings, work materials, and more. From lead paint on toys to chemicals used in the construction of our homes and workplaces, these toxic substances can give rise to wide ranging injuries.


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