Toxic Tort and the Workplace

There are various hazards and dangers that employees are exposed to in many workplaces, but very few are as catastrophic as exposure to toxic or dangerous substances, such as chemical and environmental agents. Exposure to these types of hazardous materials can often lead to long-term health consequences, personal injury, and wrongful death.

Toxic tort refers to litigation that arises from these types of situation, and legal cases involving toxic tort can be highly complicated for a variety of reasons. For one, a case often stands or falls on whether causation can