Recent Posts in Toxic Torts Category

Wyoming Awards Verdict in Carbon Monoxide Case

A woman that suffered injuries caused by carbon monoxide poisoning via her apartment furnace has been awarded $28.2 million in damages, in what may be the greatest amount awarded in the state for a ...

Popcorn Lung Victim Wins $7.2 Million Settlement

A lot of people love microwave popcorn, but don’t realize that habitually consuming this snack can actually end in serious illness. Wayne Watson was unaware of the dangers of microwave popcorn ...

Radioactive History Sought in Case of Child's Brain Cancer

Courthouse News Service has reported that a federal judge has approved the release of ten years worth of data, from a power plant to a family that claims that their young daughter's brain cancer was ...

Gas Driller Sued for Family's Polluted Air, Water and Environment

On August 25, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported that a high-profile lawsuit has been quietly settled between Marcellus Shale gas drilling and a family that claimed that their health was harmed by ...

DuPont Ordered to Pay $1.25 Million to Victims of Toxic Spill

A federal jury has ordered DuPont Performance Coatings to pay more than $1.25 million to six people who suffered injuries after a sulfuric acid spill at an eastern Kentucky plant. The toxic leak ...

Family Files Mesothelioma Lawsuit in Texas

In Texas, a family has filed a mesothelioma lawsuit against DuPont De Nemours and Co. The family filed their wrongful death claim in Jefferson County Court after losing family member, Albert Abshire, ...

Workers Exposed to Toxic Chemicals Will be Compensated

Former workers at a Pennsylvania chemical lab may be entitled to compensation under an 8-year-old law that compensates employees of former nuclear weapons plants. The U.S. Department of Labor recently ...