Toxic Substances

From a young age, we are taught about the dangers of toxic substances and how to be careful around them. Despite taking precautions to keep ourselves safe from exposure, every year thousands of people are exposed to dangerous substances and experience serious injuries that affect themselves and their loved ones.

If you or your loved one has been injured due to exposure to a toxic substance, it is important to know your rights. Contact the Des Moines toxic substances attorneys of LaMarca Law Group, P.C., today at (515) 225-2600 to learn more about pursuing compensation for your pain and suffering.

Common Toxic Substances

The following list of substances only skims the surface of dangerous substances that people are regularly exposed to at home and / or work:

  • Toxic mold
  • Lead
  • Silica
  • Mercury
  • Manganese
  • Pesticides
  • Benzene
  • Waste

Exposure to any of these substances may occur on someone else’s property, whether that property is a home or business. If you or your loved one has been injured due to a property owner’s negligence, you may be able to take legal action against them.

Dangers of Toxic Substance Exposure

The result of toxic substance exposure can be devastating. The following may occur following exposure to the above substances:

  • Brain damage
  • Birth defects
  • Organ damage
  • Cancer
  • Wrongful death

The financial and emotional toll of these injuries can be great. Therefore, victims of negligence may be entitled to compensation for medical expenses, loss of income, and emotional pain and suffering.

Contact Us

If you or someone you know has been injured by exposure to a toxic substance, contact the Des Moines toxic exposure attorneys of LaMarca Law Group, P.C., today at (515) 225-2600.

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