Toxic Tort Cases

If you are injured by any chemical product as a consumer or suffer from any disease contracted while working in an occupation where you have been exposed to toxic chemicals you may have the right to make a legal claim against the manufacturer of such chemical compounds or your employer. The toxic torts area of law is extremely complicated and it is important that if you are injured by any chemical exposure on the job to a particular chemical product we invite you to contact the law office of Youngs and Associates. We will gladly try and guide you through the complex legal system in this area. Whether your health was affected by pesticides or lead in drinking water or have sustained an injury as a consequence of exposure to radiation in a medical or clinical setting our firm can provide you with legal advice and assess your case.

Many chemicals have been shown to cause a variety of diseases which can detrimentally affect your health, cause you to suffer from a long-term debilitating disease or even result in death in some cases. One of the most toxic chemicals that have been on the market over the years is benzene which is contained in many paint products, detergents and glues. Indoor inhalation on an extended basis of this product can cause a variety of diseases including leukemia as well as Hodgkin’s disease. Many workers have been affected by this chemical when they are employed in a location with regular exposure to gasoline or other products as previously mentioned.

Another compound which can be extremely dangerous to your health is beryllium, a strong and lightweight metal that he is used in the manufacture of aircraft parts, ceramics and missiles. If you or a member of your family has been exposed to this chemical and have sustained severe health problems as a consequence we invite you to please contact our firm for legal advice regarding a possible claim against the manufacturer of the product wherein beryllium was used. Other industrial solvents, paints and paint products as well as sandpaper and metal products can cause serious health deterioration and in particular, long-term lung disease. Many products containing certain types of oils or coal tar have been known to cause serious health problems including lung, bladder and skin disease.

Many women have sustained serious health problems as a consequence of using oral contraceptives as well as estrogens which can be directly related to serious ovary, liver and uterus disease. If you have been exposed to solar radiation and suffer skin cancer as a consequence you may be able to recover damages to compensate you for your injuries. Also, being exposed to mold or the dust particles from using sandpaper or other abrasive products on a daily basis over a long period of time can cause long-term lung disease as well. Our attorneys and investigators at Youngs and Associates are available to meet with you in your home or at the hospital when necessary if you have suffered a severe illness as a consequence of being exposed to any toxic substances that have been detrimental to your health. Please feel free to call our office at any time for a free consultation 24/7 throughout the year. We have offices to serve you in Aventura, Pembroke Pines, Doral and Weston, Florida as well as in New York and Colorado