In California, toxic tort or toxic exposure litigation generally involves lawsuits that are filed to obtain compensation for persons injured by another individual’s (or entity’s) knowing or negligent exposure to toxic chemicals or materials.

California toxic exposure cases may involve, but are not limited to, such injuries as…

  • Asthma
  • Serious skin diseases
  • Cancer from exposure to toxic materials (such as asbestos)
  • Brain or other nerve damage from exposure to dangerous chemicals such as insecticides, solvents and certain gases

Cases involving toxic exposure are usually determined on the scientific and medical evidence presented, involving complicated issues in the areas of…

  • Medical toxicology
  • Epidemiology
  • Immunology
  • Chemistry
  • And physics

In toxic exposure litigation it can be difficult to prove that a toxic substance caused an injury. A toxic exposure attorney must show that the injured person was exposed to a sufficient concentration of the toxic substance for a sufficient period of time, causing the body to receive a large enough dose to cause injury.

As an injured person in California, you should have toxic tort lawyers who thoroughly understand the law and are experienced in the technical and medical aspects of such demanding cases. The Los Angeles based toxic exposure lawyers at Viau & Kwasniewski have successfully handled numerous cases involving toxic exposure litigation.

Gary K. Kwasniewski’s background in the science of chemical engineering plus the L.A. law firm’s familiarity with many of the top scientific and medical experts in the field of toxicology and industrial hygiene, have been indispensable in the success of these types of complex toxic tort and toxic exposure litigation lawsuits. We are also products liability attorneys.

If you, a friend or a loved one has been injured because of suspected exposures to toxic materials and you need toxic tort lawyers in California with expertise in toxic exposure litigation, contact VK Lawyers
at (213) 842-8164, send an email to , or complete our online Contact Us Form.

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