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Connecticut Toxic Exposure Attorney

Filing a Toxic Exposure Claim

Toxic substances can be found in almost any environment, including homes, workplaces, or even schools. Exposure to toxic substances can lead to illness, injury, and side effects that can seriously impact a victim’s life.

If you or your loved one was harmed due to toxic exposure, you could be entitled to financial compensation for your medical bills, pain and suffering, lost wages, and other losses. At Carter Mario Law Firm, our Connecticut toxic exposure attorneys have a proven record of success in holding negligent landowners, manufacturers, businesses, government entities, and other parties accountable for harmful toxic exposure. We have recovered over $1 billion for our clients and have sought justice on behalf of victims of environmental contamination and toxic exposure throughout Connecticut.

To learn more, including how our firm can help you seek justice, contact us online or call (203) 571-3858 and request a free initial consultation.

What Is Toxic Exposure?

Toxic exposure occurs when individuals, groups of people, or entire communities are exposed to harmful substances. For example, the use of Roundup, a common herbicide widely used in the agricultural industry, has been linked to non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and other forms of cancer. Agricultural workers who were required to use Roundup in the course of their work were at a heightened risk of developing cancer and related complications due to being exposed to the toxic herbicide.

Toxic exposure can also occur when individuals or communities are exposed to harmful substances in their environment. For example, a manufacturing plant that fails to follow proper safety protocols when disposing of hazardous waste could be held responsible for allowing toxic materials to enter the air, soil, or groundwater.

What Are Harmful Substances?

Numerous harmful and dangerous substances pose serious risks to human beings. While many of these substances are widely used, naturally occur as a byproduct of production, or are even necessary within a given industry, companies, manufacturers, and other responsible parties must ensure that these substances do not harm innocent individuals.

Examples of dangerous substances commonly involved in toxic exposure cases include:

  • Asbestos: Used in many construction and worksites for years in America, asbestos exposure has been linked to mesothelioma and other serious illnesses.
  • Benzene: Used in plastics, lubricants, rubbers, dyes, drugs, pesticides, and detergents, benzene has been linked to acute myeloid leukemia.
  • Glyphosate: Used in Monsanto’s Roundup Weed Killer, glyphosate has been linked to non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
  • Talc: Used in Shower to Shower™ and Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Powder™, talc has been linked to ovarian cancer.

These are just some examples of hazardous substances. Even when harm is not necessarily widespread, liable entities can be held responsible for exposing individuals, workers, and communities to harmful and potentially deadly substances.

Who Is Responsible?

Depending on the situation and the product or material involved, manufacturers, suppliers, builders, business owners, corporations, or property owners can be held accountable for exposing someone to a toxic material. These types of cases are often very complex due to the difficulties involved in identifying the liable party. But at Carter Mario Law Firm, we have extensive experience handling complicated toxic exposure claims, including individual claims and mass torts. Our Connecticut toxic exposure attorneys can guide you through the process and clearly explain your legal rights and options.

We work to help clients establish liability in toxic exposure cases by investigating the following:

  • The type of substance involved
  • How the exposure occurred
  • Where the exposure occurred
  • Whether the substance’s risks were known or documented
  • How the exposure caused your injuries/illness
  • The type of injury/illness you suffered
  • The economic and non-economic damages you experienced

From there, we can build a strong case aimed at maximizing your recovery. We provide aggressive legal representation and are ready to take on any manufacturer, employer, business, insurance company, or defense team in our pursuit of justice.

Reach Out to Carter Mario Law Firm for a Free Consultation

If you believe your injuries or illness or the death of your loved one was caused by toxic exposure, we encourage you to get in touch with our team right away. In nearly all cases, you only have two years to bring a toxic tort or individual toxic exposure claim. It’s important that you do not wait to contact an attorney, as you could lose your right to seek recovery.

At Carter Mario Law Firm, we strive to provide our clients with an exceptional experience. We truly care about you and your recovery, which is why we take the time to really get to know you and your story. We also work hard to make sure the process is as easy and convenient for you as possible. We provide evening and weekend appointments by request and are available to speak with you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We can also travel to meet you at your home or in the hospital, and we offer legal services in English, Spanish, and Portuguese to better serve our community.

Additionally, we offer a No-Fee Warranty, which means you do not owe any attorneys’ fees unless we recover compensation for you. There are no out-of-pocket expenses when you work with Carter Mario Law Firm, and you will always receive more money than your attorney.

Reach out to our firm today to request your free, no-obligation consultation. Call (203) 571-3858 or submit an online contact form to get started.

Client Victories

We’ve Recovered Over $1 Billion for Clients
Just Like You


Rear-End Collision

Our client sustained a significant injury to his cervical spine after a rear-end crash. After receiving a low initial offer from the insurance company, we fought hard for our client to get him the settlement he deserved.


Medical Misdiagnosis

Our client’s doctor misread an x-ray causing a delayed diagnosis of sarcoma, which resulted in our client’s death.


Failure to Treat

Gastroenterologist and primary care doctor failed to treat or transfer our client who was hospitalized for GI bleeding, which resulted in our client’s death.


Failure to Diagnose

Our client’s doctors failed to diagnose him with abdominal cancer, resulting in his death.


Medical Malpractice

Our client suffered brain damage, paralysis, and speech deficits after undergoing a bedside procedure.


Brain Damage

Our client suffered brain damage after their breathing tube was misplaced.


Failure to Diagnose

Our client’s doctor failed to diagnose Fournier’s Gangrene, resulting in necrotizing fasciitis, sterility, abnormal gait, and muscle loss.


Personal Injury Resulting in Death

Our client, an innocent bystander to a bar room brawl, required surgery for a ruptured Achilles tendon. After the surgery, our client developed a pulmonary embolism, resulting in his death.


Gas Poisoning

Our client suffered from carbon monoxide poisoning with cognitive loss after an on-site contractor ran gas engines during business hours.

Why choose Carter Mario?

We want justice and what’s best for you and your case. Here’s our promise:

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    A Team That Puts You First!

    Our clients are our #1 priority and everything we do is focused on getting you the best result! You are the reason we became lawyers. To the insurance company, you are no more than a claim number but to us, it’s personal. We’re here for you 24/7, 365 days a year. We communicate often and call you back the same day or lunch is on us. We believe an informed client is a happy client. You are the reason we fight!

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    Over $1 Billion Recovered!

    For over 30 years, we’ve fought fiercely and tirelessly against Big Insurance and won countless victories for our clients. You were already hurt physically when you came to us, but we make sure you aren’t hurt financially when you leave. Our goal is to give you a better tomorrow.

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    Experience On Your Side!

    No obstacle is too big. Our seasoned attorneys were handpicked and know how to hold the insurance companies accountable. We have experience in and out of the courtroom. Our attention to detail and in-depth investigation helps identify key evidence we use to prepare your case. Our attorneys have the knowledge, the dedication, and the passion it takes to win. They love what they do.

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    We Have a Large War Chest!

    When we go to trial, we are battle ready, but taking a case to trial takes more than confidence, experience, and commitment. It takes cutting edge technology and a War Chest to support the costs of zealous representation. Many firms aren’t willing or don’t have the resources and financial stability to front your costs and maximize your case. We’ll spend whatever it takes to get you every penny you deserve!

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    Making the Law Make Sense!

    At Carter Mario Law Firm, our mission is to make the law make sense. You’ve been injured and it wasn’t your fault. Life is suddenly overwhelming and confusing, and you don’t know where to turn. You need help, but it matters who you get. Let us come to your rescue. We’ll do the work, so you don’t have to. You can focus on you!

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Call (203) 876-2711 or Contact Us For a No-Obligation Case Evaluation. Our attorneys are standing by to evaluate your case, answer any questions, or discuss your next steps. Getting the compensation you deserve starts here!

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