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Winning Advocacy & Maximum Recoveries for Those Harmed at Contaminated Properties

Property contamination is often an invisible hazard, and it can wreak serious havoc without much notice. In fact, hazardous exposures at contaminated properties can go on for weeks, months, years, or longer, causing severe, irreversible health complications.

In many cases, property contamination, hazardous exposures, and the resulting harm are all tied to some form of negligence. When they are, victims can rely on Morris & Dewett Injury Lawyers for experienced help pursuing justice.

For more than 20 years, our property contamination attorneys have been dedicated, fearless advocates for the victims of negligence. Strategic, highly skilled, and known for success, we are the team you can count on when it’s time to sue, seek justice, and win.

That’s why we’re recognized as leading property contamination lawyers in Louisiana and Texas. And it’s why you can trust us for exceptional representation and client-focused service in the pursuit of recovery.

Simply contact Morris & Dewett Injury Lawyers for case-specific answers and advice whenever you need it. We are here for you, ready to help 24/7.

in all types of property contamination claims. We are ready to make your case and recovery our next victory.

Click on a link below to jump directly to any section and get more answers about property contamination cases, the available legal remedies, and more.

Types & Sources of Property Contamination

The table below breaks down the different forms of property contamination in Louisiana and Texas, sharing examples of contamination sources and the health hazards they can cause (sources: EPA & CDC).

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Form of Property ContaminationContamination SourcePotential Health Hazards
WaterBleach, salts, pesticides, metals, nitrogen, bacterial toxins & narcoticsGastrointestinal diseases, reproductive complications, cancer & neurological disorders
AirCarbon monoxide lead, nitrogen oxides, particle pollution (or "particulate matter"), ground-level ozone & sulfur oxidesRespiratory diseases, like emphysema, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) & chronic bronchitis
SoilHeavy metals, chemicals, oils, & radioactive materialsKidney & liver damage, skin problems, heavy metal poisoning, leukemia, nervous system damage
IndoorsAsbestos, black mold, lead, formaldehyde & radonMesothelioma, asbestosis, asthma, severe allergic reaction, severe skin irritation & cancer
No matter what type of property contamination harms you, Morris & Dewett Injury Lawyers can provide you with clear answers, effective representation, and experienced guidance when it’s time to take action and fight for justice.

Causes of Property Contamination

The contamination at properties can result from all types of incidents and events, including (but not limited to):
These and other forms of property contamination can occur at various premises, including (but not limited to):

It can be difficult to know when property contamination may have harmed you or someone you love.

 And even if you are sure that a contaminated property caused your injuries, that can be just one step in the long, complicated journey to recover.

The best way to navigate that journey is with the help of an experienced property contamination lawyer at Morris & Dewett Injury Lawyers. We know how to make at-fault parties pay so that victims can secure full, fair compensation and the justice they deserve.

Liability & Damages for Property Contamination Injuries

When contaminated properties cause injuries, losses, and harm, various parties can be liable, including (but not limited to):
Depending on the injuries and other factors involved in a given case, these liable parties can be responsible for paying damages covering (but not limited to):

Impact of Damages

Damages can include past and future losses arising from exposures at contaminated properties. They may never reverse the harm victims have suffered, but they can help victims and their families begin to heal and move on.

To find out more about liability, damages, and other issues related to a potential property contamination claim, contact Morris & Dewett Injury Lawyers for a free, confidential, no-obligation consultation.

When Should I Contact a Covington Lawyer?

ASAP. A Covington work accident lawyer can point out all available legal remedies, along with impending deadlines and what’s crucial to do next. Your attorney can also manage the complicated paperwork, deal with insurance companies, and take early steps to push back against any mishandlings of your claim investigation.

If your situation gives rise to claims against third parties, your attorney can handle that case as well, working to bring it to the best possible outcome.

Ultimately, that means that having a Covington work accident and injury lawyer in your corner can improve the chances of securing and maximizing compensation from your claim(s).

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