Toxic Tort

Asbestos claims are here to stay ... for now. 2050 will see the end of the asbestos cases. Until then, you need representation that works, lives, and breathes toxic torts in tough venues.


Who we are

With offices in metropolitan St. Louis, southern Illinois and the greater Chicago area, we have significant experience working in the most challenging asbestos venues in the country, including Madison and Cook counties in Illinois and the city of St. Louis, Missouri. Our presence, experience and reputation allow us to provide the best possible representation for our clients.

Manufacturers, distributors, and installation companies rely on our attorneys to defend their businesses against significant tort claims connected to exposure to asbestos, benzene, silica, and other chemical and industrial products.

With allegations involving adverse health effects, property, and other damages, your business needs representation by attorneys who are well-versed in the science behind the claim and deeply familiar with the venue in which the claim will be heard. We’re there.

Representative work

We represent global companies, including a significant number of clients in the automotive, oil and gas and farm equipment industries, who have manufactured, distributed or installed products subject to tort claims, including:

  • Boilers
  • Cement
  • Construction products
  • Consumer products
  • Cranes
  • Diacyl/Insulation
  • Electrical products
  • Friction products
  • Furnaces
  • Gaskets
  • Respirators
  • Talc
  • Valves

We have also represented a range of defendants in thousands of asbestos cases, resolving matters through settlements, voluntary dismissals, summary judgment and trial.

Premises Representation

Our broad representation of premises defendants includes manufacturing companies, refineries, chemical plants, paper mills, rubber plants, automotive service centers, and mining companies.  Additionally, we have represented residential and commercial contractors who have constructed and repaired premises and subsequently became involved in associated litigation.