Environmental Law/Asbestosis/Silicosis

MM&J has significant experience defending hazardous waste and toxic torts cases, including those involving wrongful death, personal injury, and property damage- including claims of groundwater contamination, the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation & Liability Act, and the California Toxic Pits Cleanup Act. MM&J has defended silicosis/asbestosis cases for one of the major suppliers of bentonite. The firm was also successful in invoking the military contractor's defense on behalf of a manufacturer of valves allegedly containing asbestos used on Navy ships.