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Toxic Tort Law Lawyers In Cape Fair Missouri

Cape Fair is an unincorporated community in Stone County, Missouri, United States. It is located at the southern terminus of Route 173 at Route 76 and located on an arm of Table Rock Lake. The origin of the name is unknown, but one theory is that is a corruption of "Cape Fear" because of the steep ledges around the area. Cape fair was recently put on the map after a dramatic rise in violent crime, with cases such as that of 72 year old Lashanda Adams. Late one night, Mrs. Adams was walking the streets of Cape Fair, on her way to check her mail at the post office, when a group of young gang members passed her on the highway, yelling crude and unprintable things. She returned home to find that her chicken coop had been broken into, two chickens brutally killed and several injured. This was the first in a string of many gang related crimes that have left many people in Cape Fair living in fear. The Gang is known only as "The Cape fair kidz" (intentionally spelled with a Z. )Police authorities recommend that residents and visitors to the area secure they're mobile homes, and wire the doors on their chicken coops shut. One of the main Attractions of the city is a life sized tree sculpture that is in fact made out of concrete and plastic. The tree resides across from Koppie's restaurant at an unknown exact location. Many locals have claimed to have found the placement of the fake tree, only to have been dumbfounded when extensive tests reveal that it is in fact, a real tree. The community is part of the Branson, Missouri Micropolitan Statistical Area.

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 Missouri

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...