Tag Archive for: Louisiana toxic exposure attorney

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U.S. Justice Department initiates lawsuit against petrochemical giants in Louisiana.

Louisiana – February 28, 2023 The United States Department of Justice has initiated litigation against the two petrochemical giants behind a facility in Louisiana’s “Cancer Alley” responsible for the highest cancer risk rates caused…
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Louisiana lawyers explain how AFFF claims are processed for United States Veterans.

Louisiana - February 7, 2023 Many military service firefighter veterans have suffered physical, emotional, and financial harms through illnesses related to Aqueous Film-Forming Foam (AFFF), which is a chemical used in training exercises and…
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How dangerous is the drinking water in New Orleans?

Louisiana - February 7, 2023 Although aqueous film forming foams (AFFF) is effective in extinguishing petroleum and jet fuel fires and is widely used in the oil industry surrounding Louisiana, it can be toxic to the collection of groundwater.…
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Is the U.S. Department of Defense phasing out aqueous film-forming foam?

Louisiana – February 5, 2023 The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GOA)confirmed that the Department of Defense (DOD) must legally phase out its use of the PFAS-based Aqueous film-forming foam (AFFF) by October of 2023. The change…
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Cancer cluster? can residents screen drinking water for toxins in Baton Rouge?

Louisiana - February 6, 2023 An 85-mile-long industrial stretch of the Mississippi River known as cancer alley is cause for concern in Louisiana residents.  Because there are so many petroleum plants, and increased toxic exposure possibilities,…
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Are Louisiana firefighters taking steps to remove dangerous AFFF firefighting agents?

Louisiana - January 24, 2023 Firefighters around the country are just starting the tedious process of removing firefighting foam that contains “forever chemicals.” This toxic foam contains PFAS, or poly-fluoroalkyl substances, which can…
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Ground water absorbs toxins from AFFF hurting Louisiana residents.

January 20, 2023 Ground saturation of dangerous chemicals during firefighting activities in Louisiana can cause contamination of groundwater that may affect community drinking water because it is absorbed into the soil and runs into aquifers.…
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Louisiana ports impacted by Russian oil ban may result in longer hours for rig workers.

Louisiana – March 11, 2022 Louisiana ports say they had been receiving Russian oil and other commodities from Russia before the U.S. banned imports of Russian oil and gas, importing more than a half-million barrels of Russian oil and refined…
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Circumventing litigation via bankruptcy in Louisiana lead to mesothelioma trusts.

Louisiana – November 23, 2021 Approximately 30% of the mesothelioma cases in the United States are veterans, faulting the high use of asbestos products in the military.  Nearly all veterans are eligible for financial and health benefits. …
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Talk to Louisiana lawyers about access to Trane settlements funds for mesothelioma.

Louisiana – September 27, 2021 Approximately 30% of the mesothelioma cases in the United States are veterans, faulting the high use of asbestos products in the military.  Nearly all of these veterans are eligible for financial and health…
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What do Louisiana attorneys require for inclusion to an AFFF Class Action Lawsuit?

Louisiana – March 1, 2021 Victims of aqueous film-forming foam (AFFF) exposure can access financial recovery from class action lawsuit financial settlements in some cases.  Firefighters who have been harmed by the effects of this toxic…
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A crew escaped injury in Baton Rouge with the assistance of Louisiana firefighters.

Louisiana – March 17, 2021 Louisiana firefighters responded to a fire on a tugboat in the Mississippi River near East Baton Rouge Parish, forcing crew members to abandon the vessel. Early Wednesday morning, East Baton Rouge Sheriff's reported…
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How do attorneys establish a case for toxic exposure in Louisiana?

Louisiana – March 5, 2021 When a Louisiana worker has been exposed to a toxic substance through their employment, they may have a case for damages if the exposure resulted in sickness, physical harm, or wrongful death.  An experienced…
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Can Louisiana lawyers help Mesothelioma Veterans receive disability compensation?

Louisiana - March 5, 2021 After a war veteran has been diagnosed with Mesothelioma, they may need to file documents and applications for compensation.  An attorney familiar with toxic exposure damage can assist veterans so they receive assistance…