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

Edward Bowron
Partner ~ Mobile, Alabama|
(251) 345-8216
(251) 344-9696
Edward
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
Ronald Farley
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5185
(205) 244-5633
Ronald
Gregory Gidus
Associate ~ Tampa, Florida|
(813) 367-5767
(813) 357-3566
Gregory
Tony Harlow
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5122
(205) 278-9795
Tony
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.

  • Class Action

    Retained to defend manufacturer of submersible underground water pumps in class action by private well owners alleging water contamination and increased cancer risks due to leaking lubricants and obtained dismissal of suit without payment of indemnity.
  • Asbestos Litigation

    Retained as trial counsel for steel company in consolidated cases of asbestos in Kanawha County, West Virginia.
  • First Known Lawsuit Regarding Sino-Nasal Cancer

    Retained as local counsel representing two power hand tool manufacturers in first known lawsuit alleging sino-nasal cancer from wood dust exposure and obtained dismissal with prejudice without payment of any indemnity dollars.
  • Ephedra Food Supplement Claims

    Retained to represent bottler of ephedra food supplements against claims arising in Arkansas, Arizona and Florida.
  • General Commercial

    Local counsel for truck manufacturer in defense of dealer termination claim in federal court. Defense jury verdict.