Mass Torts / Hazardous Substances

Not an hour goes by without a television playing commercials from national tort lawyers touting the hazards from prescription drug side effects, asbestos and asbestosis exposure, harm done by chemicals, and other “mass torts.”

Burr has represented defendants in very many of these cases, including, but not limited to, many categorized in the list below:

  • Asbestos
  • Silica
  • Diesel Exhaust
  • Chemicals, Solvents & Pesticides
  • Benzene
  • Isocyanate
  • Chinese Drywall
  • Groundwater contamination
  • Mold Contamination Claims
  • Lead and PCB’s

Our Attorneys

John Browning
Partner ~ Mobile, Alabama|
(251) 345-8211
(251) 706-2411
John
C. Paul Cavender
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5350
(205) 244-5618
C. Paul
Graham Cotten
Associate ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5259
(205) 244-5604
Graham
Lisa Geiger
Staff Attorney ~ Orlando, Florida|
(407) 540-6644
(321) 249-0522
Lisa
Tony Harlow
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5122
(205) 278-9795
Tony
Samantha Orender
Associate ~ Jacksonville, Florida|
(904) 232-7211
(904) 212-1562
Samantha
J. Ellsworth Summers, Jr.
Partner ~ Jacksonville, Florida|
(904) 232-7203
(904) 212-0315
Michael Waskiewicz
Partner ~ Jacksonville, Florida|
(904) 232-7204
(904) 212-0724
Michael
Allan Wheeler
Counsel ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5235
(205) 244-5741
Allan
Ricardo Woods
Partner ~ Mobile, Alabama|
(251) 345-8257
(251) 344-9696
Ricardo

Experience Matters

Brief sentence defining representative matters.

  • General Torts--Defense of national snack food/drink brand in consumer product claims.
  • Asbestos Litigation

    Retained as trial co-counsel for electric power company in asbestos litigation in Pennsylvania and in West Virginia.
  • Mesothelioma Death

    Retained as trial counsel in case filed in Pierce County, Washington to defend pulp and paper mill premises owner in mesothelioma death case.
  • General Commercial

    Lead counsel for close corporation shareholder against co-owner and president involving claims of breach of fiduciary duty and shareholder oppression. Favorable settlement.
  • Personal Injury

    Retained to defend major interstate chemical hauler in loading accident wherein customer employees were severely burned with sulfuric acid.

Events

November 07, 2013
Paul Cavender to be a Panelist and Burr to Sponsor the DRI Asbestos Medicine Seminar