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Toxic Tort Law Lawyers In Campo California

Campo is an unincorporated town located in San Diego County, California with a population of 3,251. This article also describes the smaller community of Cameron Corners, about 1 mile (1.6 km) south. Both communities use postal addresses in Campo. The town is approximately 2,620 feet (798.6 m) above mean sea level. Nearby towns include Boulevard, Potrero, Tecate, Dulzura, Jacumba, Pine Valley, Mount Laguna, Descanso, and Jamul. Campo is the home of three Museums: The Pacific Southwest Railway Museum, the Motor Transport Museum and the Gaskill Brothers Stone Store. The town is along the line of the former Southern Pacific (originally San Diego and Arizona Railway. Freight operations are currently embargoed by the Carrizo Gorge Railway), while passenger operations are operated by the Pacific Southwest Railway Museum. The Railroad Museum shows an address of 750 Depot Street and is located near (NAD83) 32°36′50″N 116°28′19″W / 32.61389°N 116.47194°W / 32.61389; -116.47194. 31577 State Route 94: a CDF fire station is located here. The 1998 Cameron Corners, California 7.5-minute quadrangle plots the station near Dewey Place and SR98. A Southern California Automobile Association map, believed to be circa 1910-1930, shows a business named "Dewey Store" in Cameron Corners. The business is plotted on the north side of SR98 just east of County Road S1. This may be a variant name of Dewey Place. The ZIP Code is 91906 and the community is inside area code 619. There is a county road maintenance station on Forrest Gate Road and a county fire station at Jeb Stewart Road and Parker Road. Large employers in the area include US Department of Homeland Security Border Patrol and the San Diego County, California Probation, Juvenile Ranch Facility, (population 250). According to a September 9, 2004 San Diego Union Tribune article, foster care activist Father Joe Carroll's proposed building a foster camp for children here. The proposed name was, "Promiseland Ranch," and the proposed facility would encompass about 600 acres (2.4 km). Campo is the official southern terminus of the Pacific Crest Trail, a recreational hiking and equestrian trail extending 2,650 miles (4,260 km) north to the Canadian Border. During World War II, Campo was the location of Camp Lockett, a US Army post that hosted Buffalo Soldiers, a veterans convalescent hospital, and a 300 bed Italian POW camp in Cameron Corners.

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...

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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...