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Toxic Tort Law Lawyers In Cabazon California

Cabazon is a census-designated place (CDP) in Riverside County, California, United States. The population was 2,229 at the 2000 census. Cabazon was incorporated as a city in 1955. In 1972, due to years of scandal, political instability, and stalled growth, the citizens of Cabazon voted to disincorporate the city. Cabazon thus became the first and, so far, only community to give up cityhood in Riverside County, or, for that matter, in California.. Attempts to incorporate the area are in progress, in order to re-instill civic pride. Cabazon is the home of the Morongo Band of Mission Indians and their massive Casino Morongo, whose 27-story hotel tower dominates the San Gorgonio Pass. It is one of the largest Native American casinos in the United States. A huge water-bottling facility was established by Arrowhead Mountain Springwater (in partnership with the Morongo Band of Mission Indians) on the eastern edge on Cabazon in 2003. Claude Bell's dinosaurs are icons of roadside America: some people may remember them from Pee-wee's Big Adventure, while others have grown up with them along the highway in southern California. The dinosaurs were purchased in 2005 from the Bell family for $1.2 million USD by Christian developers. Cabazon is a major stop for outlet shopping, home to the well known Cabazon Outlets, an outlet center.. Cabazon is part of the Banning Library District. The Cabazon branch is located at 50171 Ramona Avenue. The library was established in 1958, a new library building is currently in progress. In late October 2006, a major arson fire started near Cabazon. During the course of five days, the Esperanza Fire burned over 40,000 acres (160 kmĀ²) and resulted in the deaths of five firefighters.

What is toxic tort law?

Toxic Tort cases involve people who have been injured through exposure to dangerous pharmaceuticals or chemical substances in the environment, on the job, or in consumer products -- including carcinogenic agents, lead, benzene, silica, harmful solvents, hazardous waste, and pesticides to name a few.

Most toxic tort cases have arisen either from exposure to pharmaceutical drugs or occupational exposures. Most pharmaceutical toxic injury cases are mass tort cases, because drugs are consumed by thousands of people, many of whom become ill from a toxic drug. There have also been many occupational toxic tort cases, because industrial and other workers are often chronically exposed to toxic chemicals - more so than consumers and residents. Most of the law in this area arises from asbestos exposure, but thousands of toxic chemicals are used in industry and workers in these areas can experience a variety of toxic injuries. Unlike the general population, which is exposed to trace amounts of thousands of different chemicals in the environment, industrial workers are regularly exposed to much higher levels of chemicals and therefore have a greater risk of developing disease from particular chemical exposures than the general population. The home has recently become the subject of toxic tort litigation, mostly due to mold contamination, but also due to construction materials such as formaldehyde-treated wood and carpet. Toxic tort cases also arise when people are exposed to consumer products such as pesticides and suffer injury. Lastly, people can also be injured from environmental toxins in the air or in drinking water.

Answers to toxic tort law issues in California

In certain kinds of cases, lawyers charge what is called a contingency fee. Instead of billing by the hour, the...

Because of the health problems caused by lead poisoning, the federal Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction...

Property owners may be liable for tenant health problems caused by exposure to environmental hazards, such as...

In general, mass tort cases involve a large number of individual claimants with claims associated with a single...