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, Greene & Feiner, 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.
A personal injury can occur in a variety of ways, but almost all have the same results in common. Suddenly, your life is disrupted and possibly jeopardized physically, emotionally, and financially by an accident or incident which could have been prevented.
A fair settlement is not what you can expect to receive from the insurance company. Their goal is to reduce payouts on claims so they can remain highly profitable. Our proven and committed legal team understands the tactics these companies regularly use to pay claimants as little as possible. We routinely battle their schemes in and out of court, and have developed effective methods for doing so.
With a legal team of more than 30 lawyers and more than 140 staff, including investigators and other assistants, we have the resources needed to get the job done efficiently. With our No-Fee Guarantee, you can bring your personal injury case to us with confidence, knowing you will pay nothing until we recover the compensation you deserve. Throughout the entire case, we will be by your side, providing the guidance you need.