Toxic tort claims often involve complex, interrelated scientific and legal issues. It is important to have experienced, strategic, and practical legal counsel when your business is faced with issues involving alleged exposure to toxic chemicals, substances or drugs.
The toxic tort defense attorneys at Herzog Crebs LLP have defended individual and mass toxic tort personal injury and death claims for almost three decades in state and federal courts throughout Illinois and Missouri, including in the particularly active dockets of Madison County, St. Clair County, McLean County, and Cook County in Illinois and the circuit courts of the city of St. Louis, St. Louis County and in Jackson County in Missouri. We have successfully defended thousands of toxic tort cases and are ready to advise and counsel insurers, manufacturers, distributors and retailers at every point in the process.
The toxic tort defense attorneys at Herzog Crebs LLP apply their many years of experience in this area to handle matters in an efficient and thorough manner. Our defense of corporate clients in toxic tort litigation cases has included the following matters:
- Asbestos (products and premises liability)
- Benzene exposure
- Mold litigation (property and personal injury)
- Pharmaceutical/drug litigation
- Welding rod/manganese litigation
Complex Class Action and Multidistrict Tort Defense
Herzog Crebs LLP attorneys are also experienced in handling complex multidistrict litigation matters and have appeared in matters before the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation.
We are licensed to appear in the courts of several states, as well as before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Tax Court and the United States Court of Appeals for several circuits. We also serve as local counsel for clients located throughout the United States.
Effective Strategies, Skilled Negotiators, Aggressive Trial Attorneys
Successful resolution of toxic tort issues often begins long before a lawsuit is even filed. We can provide strategies for minimizing potential liability as well as negotiate and coordinate insurance coverage issues. Herzog Crebs LLP has also helped achieve significant cost savings for its clients through joint representation of multiple defendants, often acting as liaison counsel.
If you have questions regarding defense litigation or any of our practice areas, we invite you to schedule a consultation with a lawyer at Herzog Crebs LLP. Contact our firm to discuss your legal matter in greater detail.
Our attorneys practicing in toxic tort:
M. Ann Hatch, Gene J. Brockland, Michael A. Vitale, Don W. Ward, Gary L. Smith, James D. Maschhoff, Tracy Beckham Phipps, Jacqueline F. Redmond, Brian M. Wacker, Caleb D. Hawkins, Joseph A. Hargraves Jr., Michael F. Lecinski, Justin A. Welply