Learn about the legal issues that arise when someone brings a legal claim alleging injury due to chemicals or toxins.
The phrase "toxic tort" refers to different types of personal injury cases that have one thing in common: the plaintiff alleges harm due to exposure to some kind of toxin or chemical.
These cases are complicated because injuries might not happen quite so visibly or might not occur until many years later. Additionally, proving that an illness or injury was directly caused by the toxin or chemical exposure is often very difficult.
In this section, we'll cover the various legal issues that arise in these types of cases.