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Environmental Litigation and Toxic Torts
Belt & Bruner represents clients who have been harmed by exposure to environmental contamination or toxic chemicals. Personal or property exposure is recent in some cases; in others, contamination occurs over many years. Our firm has broad experience in helping people obtain compensation for personal injuries and property damage caused by toxic substances.
There are multiple sources of environmental contamination, including chemical plants, gas stations, waste storage facilities and landfills. It is critical that product manufacturers and employers properly label and instruct workers and those exposed to chemicals on proper handling and risk of injury. The attorneys of the Belt & Bruner represent people injured by substances such as:
- Toxic mold
- Chemical spills
- Groundwater contamination
- Underground storage tanks
- Improperly maintained oil and gas wells
- Welding fumes
When people are exposed to dangerous or toxic substances that are released into the air or water, they can suffer serious health problems, such as cancer and respiratory illnesses. If you worked at a job or lived near a site where toxic chemicals were used, you may have been subjected to dangerous levels of chemical exposure. Many industrial worksites contain a variety of hazardous materials that workers and the general public need to be protected from.
Corporations are responsible for providing workers with adequate protective equipment and safety training. If a company negligently fails to provide effective safety measures for its own workers or the general public, it can be held liable for damages that result.
Commercial and Business Litigation
For our business clients, the Belt & Bruner’s commercial litigation experience is a valuable asset. We have represented small business and individuals in all sorts of business matters, from fraud to breaches of contract. Some of the types of cases we have handled include:
- Antitrust issues
- Theft of trade secrets
- Business interference
- Construction issues
- Contract disputes and breach of contract allegations
- Employment law
- Insurance coverage and bad faith
- Intellectual property
- Liability and negligence
Disputes naturally arise in business relationships, often with significant consequences to core issues such as revenue, competitive position, or client relationships. As Alabama trial lawyers, we have litigated all manner of business disputes in our decades of practice. We thoroughly understand underlying business concepts and Alabama business law. Consult with us regarding your business dispute, and you can be sure that our insight can help you resolve it to your advantage.
The entire staff of Belt & Bruner is dedicated to the needs of our clients and to achieving the best possible result for each individual client. Contact our law firm to work with an experienced and dedicated attorney who cares about your case.
With our main office in Birmingham, Alabama Belt & Bruner, P.C. is situated to serve people throughout the state of Alabama, including the cities of Anniston, Birmingham, Gadsden, Huntsville, Mobile, Montgomery, and Tuscaloosa. Further, with Attorneys licensed in Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, New Mexico, and Colorado the personal injury attorneys of Belt & Bruner, P.C. can handle cases throughout the southeast United States.
If you would like to work with an experienced and dedicated Alabama toxic tort attorney who is passionate about working on your case, please contact Belt & Bruner for a free toxic tort consultation. Your consultation with our firm about whether you have a valid legal claim is completely free.
If our firm accepts representation, we will handle your case on a contingency fee basis. Pursuant to a contingency fee arrangement, Belt & Bruner, P.C. fronts all of the attorney time and expenses associated with prosecuting your case in exchange for a percentage interest in any recovery that is made. Only upon making a recovery for the client then and only then will the lawyers recover their expenses and attorneys fees related to the representation.
In other words, all of the expenses associated with prosecuting a case of this type are paid by the attorney contingent upon his making a recovery in the case. If no recovery is made, then it costs you nothing.
Our Alabama personal injury attorneys are ready to provide the one on one attention you need and deserve.
For your free toxic tort consultation with an Alabama Environmental Attorney fill out our contact form or call us (toll free).