Environmental injuries occur due to the pollution of our air, water, and earth. When toxic substances are allowed to contaminate home, school, or work surroundings, they can cause a wide range of health damage leading to temporary or permanent disability or even death. At Steinger, Iscoe & Greene, our attorney team and staff have a strong track record in fighting for those who have been harmed in this manner due to the negligence of others.
Our experienced team is fully versed in the legal actions required to help the injured or the families of those who have wrongfully died to preserve and execute their legal rights. If you’ve suffered an environmental injury in Fort Lauderdale or the surrounding area, our team is ready to fight vigorously on your behalf for the compensation owed you through a claim or lawsuit.
We know how to deal with insurance companies in any environmental injury case, from building your claim to fully documenting your injuries to engaging in tough negotiation at the settlement table or taking your case to court if needed. We’ve successfully resolved over 32,000 personal injury cases throughout our years of practice and have the experience, resources, and dedication needed to make a substantial difference in the outcome of your case.
Environmental injuries can occur in many ways, affecting individuals, families, and entire communities. Contamination to toxic exposure can not only lead to diseases such as mesothelioma, asbestosis, other forms of cancer and serious health conditions, but to decreased property values for homeowners affected by deadly toxic substances in and around their residences. Examples of environmental contamination can occur through:
Asbestos, benzene, and lead are just some of the toxic substances that can lead to serious injuries and diseases in the workplace. In many cases, it may take years or decades for the adverse effects to manifest in individuals exposed to these toxins. Planetsave.com[open in new window/tab] lists examples of environmental disasters caused by man that can take place, including petroleum spills, deadly gas leaks, nuclear waste tank explosions, and more.
Everyone has the right to live and work in a clean and safe environment. When corporations violate this right through negligent actions or inactions that leave individuals adversely affected, they should be held responsible for their actions. Those who suffer environmental injuries may be eligible for various damages and restitution, depending on the situation. These can include being provided alternate food and water sources, relocation, medical expenses, lost earnings, property damage, and damages for emotional distress, pain and suffering, and similar losses.
Our seasoned team of attorneys, investigators, and legal assistants are well-versed in all of the complexities that arise in environmental injury cases. We know how to thoroughly construct cases in order to aggressively pursue the compensation you need and deserve. Our aim is to help you and your family recover as wholly as possible and move forward with security. If you’ve been negatively affected at home or at work by toxic exposure, contact us to discuss your case as soon as possible any time of the day or week.