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Environmental Liability

Our attorneys have gained extensive experience in environmental liability handling a wide range of cases throughout the Midwest. We have a team of environmental and toxic tort attorneys who regularly defend businesses, insurance companies, and public entities against a wide range of claims including land, air, and water including contaminated properties and groundwater, regulatory violations, wetlands, permitting, storage tanks, and hazardous waste claims.

In addition, our attorneys are members of numerous insurance company-approved panels for this area of litigation and have extensive experience representing litigants in cases arising out of environmental issues and litigation arising out of insurance coverage related to environmental matters.

Environmental laws change regularly, and our specialized team stays knowledgeable in this area of law to provide superior representation and resolve these matters efficiently as possible.

Our environmental lawyers have experience with complex environmental regulations and have represented a variety of clients in administrative proceedings, state, and federal courts, as well as class action suits. Our areas of expertise include, but are not limited to:

  • Agricultural matters & microplastic contamination in fields
  • Air quality matters
  • Asbestos
  • Autoimmune disorders
  • Brownfield contamination
  • Carbon monoxide poisoning
  • CWP (coal workers’ pneumoconiosis/black lung issues)
  • Environmental Policy Act
  • Herbicide and paint binder claims
  • Industrial wastewater disposal & monitoring
  • Manufacturing and food borne pathogens
  • PFAS (polyfluoroalkyl substances)
  • Regulatory and safety statutes
  • Superfund sites, including cleanups and investigations
  • Toxic tort
  • Underground Storage Tank Act
  • Wetlands