Atlanta Toxic Exposure Lawyer

Stephen R. Hasner
Managing Partner at Hasner Law PC
May 10, 2024
Atlanta Toxic Exposure Lawyer

Were you diagnosed with an illness, or did you become sick after being exposed to toxic chemicals in Atlanta, GA? Were you injured when your employer required you to use certain chemicals without providing personal protective equipment or training? Hasner Law, PC fights to recover compensation for your medical treatment, lost wages, and pain and suffering.

Our Atlanta toxic exposure lawyers have over 80+ years of combined experience standing up for the rights of injured victims. Whether you were using a product in your home or on the job, we can help. We’ve recovered millions of dollars on behalf of those who have suffered debilitating injuries or illnesses.

Contact our Atlanta, Georgia, law office today at (678) 888-4878 for your free case evaluation.

How Hasner Law, PC Can Help After Toxic Exposure in Atlanta

How Hasner Law, PC Can Help After Toxic Exposure in Atlanta

Toxic exposure cases almost always involve going up against big companies with significant resources. Our legal team has the experience and resources to match the toughest and most notorious offenders. We’ve been selected as among the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in the country by National Trial Lawyers.

You can count on our award-winning Atlanta premises liability lawyers to:

  • Determine the source of your toxic exposure
  • Obtain records from the toxic substance manufacturer and all other potentially liable parties
  • Determine whether others have been exposed to the toxic substance and whether a class-action lawsuit is appropriate
  • Analyze your medical records to understand the extent of your illness or injury and calculate damages accordingly
  • Hire scientific experts to analyze and support the technical aspects of your case

All parties who caused you to be exposed to dangerous toxic substances must be held accountable. We are dedicated to helping get justice for you and your family.
We work on a contingency fee basis, so you don’t pay unless we win. There’s no risk to you, and your initial consultation is free.
So call or contact us online so we can get started fighting for you.

What Is Toxic Exposure?

Toxic exposure means exposure to a substance that results in injury or illness due to the effects of the material on the body. Toxins cause harm when they are inhaled, ingested, or come in contact with the skin. 

Toxic exposure can be caused by dangerous materials in any form. We may think of toxic exposure happening during a catastrophic chemical spill, but toxins are everywhere. OSHA regulates chemicals to prevent hazards in the workplace, but many people are exposed to dangerous substances on the job.

The most dangerous toxic exposure occurs when the toxins are invisible and hidden in everyday household products, like your frying pans, cosmetics, flame retardants, and insecticides.

What Materials Can Cause Toxic Exposure Injuries or Illnesses?

The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry estimates that Americans use more than 100,000 chemicals in their homes and workplaces and that 1,000 new chemicals enter the market every year.

Of course, not all are toxic, but some of the most dangerous toxins include:

  • Asbestos
  • Benzene 
  • Lead
  • Mercury
  • Formaldehyde 
  • Arsenic 
  • Chlorine
  • Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) (found in nonstick cookware, water-resistant clothing, and stain-resistant fabric)
  • Chromium 
  • Glyphosate (the key ingredient in Roundup)

There are thousands of other chemicals that you could be exposed to in the home or the workplace. 

What Injuries or Illnesses Are Caused by Toxic Exposure?

Toxic exposure can cause a wide range of injuries and illnesses. You may suffer an immediate reaction, or the dangerous effects might not present for several years.

Some common injuries and illnesses caused by toxic exposure include:

  • Rashes
  • Burns 
  • Asthma
  • Loss of eyesight
  • Lung damage
  • Brain damage
  • Damage to the reproductive system
  • Liver damage
  • Birth defects
  • High blood pressure
  • Damage to the immune system
  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Hodgkin’s Disease and other cancers
  • Mesothelioma 
  • Coal workers’ pneumoconiosis (black lung)

Toxic tort and product liability cases are often class-action lawsuits because dangerous chemicals are so widely used and cause harm to millions of people. We are well-equipped to handle complex cases. We make sure you understand all of your rights and options throughout the case.

Who Is at Risk for Toxic Exposure?

Sadly, dangerous materials are everywhere–in the air, in the materials in our homes and cars, and in the food we eat. But some occupations expose workers to toxic materials more than others.

Some workers who may be exposed to toxic substances on a regular basis include:

  • Landscapers 
  • Oil and gas workers
  • Factory workers
  • Construction workers
  • HVAC technicians
  • Electricians
  • Mechanics
  • Painters
  • Carpenters
  • Truckers hauling hazardous materials
  • Pharmacists
  • Roofers 

Toxic tort cases can be hard to prove. We have significant resources at our disposal to investigate, research, and litigate your case.

Schedule a Free Consultation With Our Atlanta Premises Liability Lawyer

Did you suffer an injury or illness from exposure to toxins? Our Atlanta toxic exposure lawyers have decades of experience handling complex, technical cases with tough defendants. We’re dedicated to getting the maximum compensation so that you have the resources you need for your future.

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Stephen Hasner is the founder and managing partner of Hasner Law PC. Since being licensed in Florida in 1997 and in Georgia in 1999, Stephen has worked tirelessly to help Georgia residents navigate the legal process following a serious injury. This includes injuries sustained at work, in motor vehicle accidents, and in cases of personal injury. The team at Hasner Law is dedicated to securing compensation for their clients who have been injured through no fault of their own.