Mass Tort/Toxic Tort Defense

Albany Lawyers Handling Asbestos Exposure And Other Toxic Tort Lawsuits

Since the early 1980s, the New York attorneys of O'Connor, O'Connor, Bresee & First have defended insured and self-insured product manufacturers and distributors against toxic tort claims. Our clients are being held liable for personal injury or wrongful death stemming from asbestos exposure, as well as exposure to chemicals, lead paint, mold, silica, carbon monoxide and other toxins.

Our New York toxic tort defense lawyers combine their years of experience with our long-standing relationships with experts who are at the forefront of this ever-changing practice area. This enables us to obtain the most efficient, economical and favorable results for our clients in cases involving:

  • Lead paint/poisoning defense
  • Defective medical device defense
  • Dangerous pharmaceutical defense
  • Asbestos exposure defense
  • Toxic food defense
  • Environmental contamination defense
  • Mercury contamination defense
  • Product liability/recall defense
  • Other mass tort/toxic tort cases

Attentive, Personal Client Experience

We understand that a prolonged mass tort lawsuit can significantly affect a company's financial future. Our lawyers' attentive, personal service allows us to fully understand our clients' objectives and not waste time pursuing legal avenues that do not lead to the desired outcome. From the very beginning — whether we aim to negotiate a settlement or pursue litigation — we can help reduce financial exposure. Our attorneys will tailor a defense according to our clients' needs.

Contact Us

For more information about our mass tort practice, please contact New York toxic tort defense lawyers Dianne C. Bresee or Dennis A. First. We practice in New York and Vermont.